The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 53 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.81% 2.66% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 6.72% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£201 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+74.88% -28.33%
CCNP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 119 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.29% 39.53% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 45 43
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 21
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £16.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
Cheltenham - 3 £201 - 1
Gloucester - - - - 1
CCNP
South West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) MPLS
5 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (53.33%) ITIL
6 8 (53.33%) BGP
7 7 (46.67%) Juniper
7 7 (46.67%) LAN
7 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (33.33%) Windows
10 4 (26.67%) CCSP
10 4 (26.67%) CCNA
10 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (26.67%) VLAN
10 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (20.00%) F5
11 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (20.00%) VMware
11 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (20.00%) Network Security
11 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) MPLS
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 7 (46.67%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (6.67%) DMZ
9 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy