The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.95% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.77% 3.40% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £353 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £28.55
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.16%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 147 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.94% 19.14% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 64 64
Average daily rate £450 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £22.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £413 +10.00%
Stevenage - 1 £310 -
Watford - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) F5
4 11 (55.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (30.00%) Network Design
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Juniper
7 5 (25.00%) CCNA
7 5 (25.00%) CCDP
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) OSPF
8 4 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) CCIE
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) MPLS
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) LDAP
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Ethereal
8 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.00%) TACACS
8 1 (5.00%) NetScreen
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Network Design
2 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
2 5 (25.00%) CCDP
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (5.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.00%) Aruba
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) Riverbed