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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 50 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 2.71% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 14.74% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Average daily rate - £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -73.33%
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
57 95 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.41% 18.41% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.42 £42.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester -11 1 - - 1
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (63.64%) CCSA
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) NetScreen
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) CCIE
7 2 (18.18%) CCSP
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 1 (9.09%) Imperva
8 1 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
8 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (9.09%) Multicast
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) NetScreen
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) Multicast
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) MPEG
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Imperva
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) VMware