The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 45 63 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.62% 0.59% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 3.33% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £382 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £50.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +68.97%
CCNP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 120 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.54% 17.73% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 38
Average daily rate £375 £414 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +125.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £139 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 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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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
Colchester +1 1 £425 +6.25%
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) German Language
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) PABX
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Extranet
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) CCSA
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Infoblox

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) PABX
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) PBX
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Extranet
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Planner
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Zeacom
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva