The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 66 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.29% - 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% - 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+117.82% -8.18%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
128 137 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.63% 15.14% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 86 47
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £363 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.42 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.22% +9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
Scotland

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) BMC
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) xDSL
4 1 (25.00%) MRTG
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) MRTG
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) PPP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) ATM
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) 3Com
3 1 (25.00%) VMware