The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.65% 0.78% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 4.14% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £288 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -32.00%
CCNP
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 145 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.98% 18.90% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 87 52
Average daily rate £340 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +16.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) OSPF
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 7 (50.00%) IPsec
5 6 (42.86%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Avaya
6 5 (35.71%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Network Management
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Broadband
8 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
9 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising
9 2 (14.29%) Wireless
9 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 2 (14.29%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) BGP
2 8 (57.14%) MPLS
2 8 (57.14%) OSPF
3 7 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Broadband
5 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (7.14%) CCVP
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft