The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Gloucestershire 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 44 47 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 0.30% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate £375 - £400
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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 175 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.64% 53.03% 57.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 234
Average daily rate £360 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
South West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
CCNP
South West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) CCSP
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) MCSM
8 2 (15.38%) CCENT
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) MCTS
8 2 (15.38%) MCITP
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) IPv4
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Network Designer
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSM
4 2 (15.38%) CCENT
4 2 (15.38%) MCTS
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Websense
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire