The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 181 245 273
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 578 386 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 4.22% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 202 159
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 17
Average hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £28.55
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.16%
CCNP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the England region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the England region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 210 £363 -3.33% 64
South East +12 139 £337 -3.85% 52
Yorkshire +27 65 £315 -21.25% 11
East of England +27 45 £388 -3.12% 12
North West +1 44 £375 +70.45% 13
West Midlands +13 39 £325 -18.75% 13
East Midlands +7 18 £425 +18.05% 6
South West -8 11 £295 +2.25% 28
North East - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £275 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 1157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1059 (91.53%) Cisco
3 634 (54.80%) Firewall
4 480 (41.49%) CCNA
5 384 (33.19%) LAN
6 382 (33.02%) WAN
7 379 (32.76%) BGP
8 376 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
9 373 (32.24%) CheckPoint
10 371 (32.07%) F5
11 356 (30.77%) OSPF
12 341 (29.47%) Juniper
13 287 (24.81%) MPLS
14 251 (21.69%) VPN
15 241 (20.83%) CCIE
16 227 (19.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 225 (19.45%) Network Security
18 177 (15.30%) VMware
19 176 (15.21%) ITIL
19 176 (15.21%) EIGRP
20 173 (14.95%) Wireless
21 168 (14.52%) Telecoms
22 162 (14.00%) Security Cleared
23 156 (13.48%) Blue Coat
24 151 (13.05%) Finance
25 148 (12.79%) Load Balancing
25 148 (12.79%) TCP/IP
26 146 (12.62%) DNS
27 138 (11.93%) Network Design
28 135 (11.67%) Cisco IOS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (0.95%) Lync
4 9 (0.78%) IIS
4 9 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.52%) Apache
7 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.086%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.086%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.086%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.086%) FileNet
Applications
1 35 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.25%) MS Office
3 17 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.086%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (0.52%) Office 365
2 2 (0.17%) IaaS
2 2 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 634 (54.80%) Firewall
2 384 (33.19%) LAN
3 382 (33.02%) WAN
4 379 (32.76%) BGP
5 376 (32.50%) Cisco ASA
6 356 (30.77%) OSPF
7 287 (24.81%) MPLS
8 251 (21.69%) VPN
9 227 (19.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 225 (19.45%) Network Security
11 176 (15.21%) EIGRP
12 173 (14.95%) Wireless
13 148 (12.79%) TCP/IP
14 146 (12.62%) DNS
15 135 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
16 120 (10.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 108 (9.33%) DHCP
18 107 (9.25%) VoIP
19 98 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 85 (7.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.78%) MySQL
1 9 (0.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.35%) MS Access
3 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.086%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.086%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.086%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.086%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.086%) DB2
5 1 (0.086%) Informix
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (0.26%) JIRA
2 2 (0.17%) Ant
2 2 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.086%) Metasploit
General
1 168 (14.52%) Telecoms
2 151 (13.05%) Finance
3 83 (7.17%) Banking
4 34 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.64%) Retail
6 10 (0.86%) Back Office
7 9 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.43%) Billing
9 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.43%) Games
10 4 (0.35%) Publishing
11 3 (0.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.26%) Marketing
11 3 (0.26%) Legal
11 3 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 640 (55.32%) Network Engineer
2 106 (9.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 84 (7.26%) Security Engineer
4 83 (7.17%) Consultant
5 74 (6.40%) Senior Network Engineer
6 71 (6.14%) Analyst
7 70 (6.05%) Support Engineer
8 67 (5.79%) IP Engineer
9 65 (5.62%) Network Specialist
10 62 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 57 (4.93%) Architect
11 57 (4.93%) Network Support
12 55 (4.75%) Network Security Engineer
13 49 (4.24%) Network Consultant
14 44 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
14 44 (3.80%) Network Analyst
15 42 (3.63%) Security Specialist
15 42 (3.63%) Network Security Specialist
16 40 (3.46%) Design Engineer
17 36 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.69%) CSS
1 8 (0.69%) WAP
2 7 (0.61%) XML
3 6 (0.52%) XMPP
4 4 (0.35%) CGI
4 4 (0.35%) SOAP
4 4 (0.35%) Web Services
5 3 (0.26%) JSP
5 3 (0.26%) JSON
5 3 (0.26%) REST
6 2 (0.17%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.17%) VXML
6 2 (0.17%) HTML
6 2 (0.17%) .NET
7 1 (0.086%) J2EE
7 1 (0.086%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.086%) YAML
7 1 (0.086%) TAPI
7 1 (0.086%) Middleware
7 1 (0.086%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 35 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 20 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (1.56%) PKI
5 16 (1.38%) SecurID
6 12 (1.04%) FlexPod
7 10 (0.86%) NHS
8 8 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.69%) CMDB
8 8 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.61%) Cryptography
9 7 (0.61%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.43%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.35%) e-Health
12 4 (0.35%) Clustering
12 4 (0.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 130 (11.24%) Linux
2 110 (9.51%) Windows
3 64 (5.53%) UNIX
4 44 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.78%) Solaris
8 7 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.35%) CentOS
12 3 (0.26%) Android
12 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.086%) SUSE
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.21%) ITIL
2 148 (12.79%) Load Balancing
3 138 (11.93%) Network Design
4 67 (5.79%) E-Commerce
4 67 (5.79%) Network Management
5 59 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 50 (4.32%) Change Management
7 48 (4.15%) Migration
7 48 (4.15%) Network Monitoring
8 47 (4.06%) Incident Management
9 41 (3.54%) Low Latency
10 36 (3.11%) Mentoring
11 34 (2.94%) Validation
12 31 (2.68%) Project Management
13 30 (2.59%) ITIL V3
14 27 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
15 25 (2.16%) Service Management
16 22 (1.90%) Fault Management
17 21 (1.82%) CRM
17 21 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.85%) C
2 25 (2.16%) Perl
3 23 (1.99%) SQL
4 15 (1.30%) Python
5 14 (1.21%) Lisp
6 6 (0.52%) Java
7 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.26%) PHP
9 2 (0.17%) VBScript
9 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.17%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.086%) Groovy
10 1 (0.086%) R
10 1 (0.086%) Tcl
10 1 (0.086%) C++
Qualifications
1 1157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 480 (41.49%) CCNA
3 241 (20.83%) CCIE
4 162 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 124 (10.72%) SC Cleared
6 113 (9.77%) CCSE
7 101 (8.73%) CCDP
8 72 (6.22%) CCIP
9 64 (5.53%) Degree
10 57 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (3.89%) CCSA
12 42 (3.63%) JNCIP
13 39 (3.37%) JNCIS
13 39 (3.37%) CISSP
14 37 (3.20%) DV Cleared
15 32 (2.77%) MCSE
16 31 (2.68%) JNCIA
17 29 (2.51%) CCSP
18 24 (2.07%) MCSA
19 21 (1.82%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.62%) SLA
2 31 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.12%) QA
4 11 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.61%) GPG13
6 6 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.086%) TickIT
System Software
1 102 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 24 (2.07%) vSphere
4 19 (1.64%) ProxySG
4 19 (1.64%) vCloud
5 17 (1.47%) XenServer
6 12 (1.04%) Firmware
7 11 (0.95%) XenApp
7 11 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.78%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.61%) Squid
11 5 (0.43%) Xen
11 5 (0.43%) Snort
12 4 (0.35%) NFS
12 4 (0.35%) UAG
13 2 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.086%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.086%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 47 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (1.90%) RANCID
3 16 (1.38%) OPNET
4 15 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
5 13 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 13 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (0.78%) Puppet
7 9 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (0.69%) OpenNMS
8 8 (0.69%) HP NNM
9 5 (0.43%) SCCM
9 5 (0.43%) OpenView
9 5 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.43%) Cisco IPCC
9 5 (0.43%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.35%) Netcool
10 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1059 (91.53%) Cisco
2 373 (32.24%) CheckPoint
3 371 (32.07%) F5
4 341 (29.47%) Juniper
5 177 (15.30%) VMware
6 156 (13.48%) Blue Coat
7 117 (10.11%) HP
8 109 (9.42%) Citrix
9 99 (8.56%) Microsoft
10 70 (6.05%) Infoblox
11 69 (5.96%) Fortinet
12 65 (5.62%) SolarWinds
13 47 (4.06%) Riverbed
14 42 (3.63%) BT
15 35 (3.03%) Imperva
16 28 (2.42%) BMC
17 27 (2.33%) Aruba
18 25 (2.16%) McAfee
19 24 (2.07%) Nokia
20 22 (1.90%) TippingPoint
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 12% bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £320 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 24 days ago