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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 53 47 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.72% 2.11% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 10.62% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+75.81% -28.33%
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
143 113 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 19.89% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 71
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £34.00 £35.00
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 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 21 November 2014.

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 21 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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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 -4 4 £400 +14.28%
Watford 0 2 £350 -3.44% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £400 -
Hertford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
6 8 (36.36%) Coaching
6 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) WAN
8 6 (27.27%) LAN
8 6 (27.27%) CCIE
9 5 (22.73%) Wireless
9 5 (22.73%) F5
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) VoIP
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
11 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (13.64%) Network Security
12 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
12 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
12 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
12 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
12 2 (9.09%) VLAN
12 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
12 2 (9.09%) CCSE
12 2 (9.09%) Data Security
12 2 (9.09%) McAfee
12 2 (9.09%) Sophos

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.55%) TACACS
8 1 (4.55%) IPsec
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) SSL
8 1 (4.55%) SAN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) CCIP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
3 5 (22.73%) F5
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel