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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.22% 1.26% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 7.27% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £398 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £294 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
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 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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
119 110 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.66% 17.32% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 59
Average daily rate £363 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.56% +29.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 £450 +71.42% 2
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
Watford -3 1 £225 -35.71% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £250 -
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) CCNA
5 10 (40.00%) Juniper
5 10 (40.00%) Network Design
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (36.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) OSPF
7 8 (32.00%) BGP
7 8 (32.00%) VPN
7 8 (32.00%) JNCIS
7 8 (32.00%) Network Security
7 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (28.00%) Junos
8 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
8 7 (28.00%) JNCIP
8 7 (28.00%) JNCIE
8 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
8 7 (28.00%) CCIE
8 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
8 7 (28.00%) Citrix
8 7 (28.00%) CCSA
9 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
9 6 (24.00%) CCSE
9 6 (24.00%) NetScreen
9 6 (24.00%) VLAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (32.00%) BGP
3 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) OSPF
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (28.00%) Junos
4 7 (28.00%) MPLS
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (24.00%) NetScreen
5 6 (24.00%) VLAN
6 5 (20.00%) LAN
6 5 (20.00%) RSVP
6 5 (20.00%) SSL
6 5 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Support
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Network Design
2 9 (36.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) JNCIS
4 7 (28.00%) CCIE
4 7 (28.00%) CCSA
4 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
4 7 (28.00%) JNCIE
4 7 (28.00%) JNCIP
5 6 (24.00%) CCSE
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) CCDP
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (36.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (24.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) IronPort
6 5 (20.00%) Tufin
7 4 (16.00%) Aruba
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Meraki
9 1 (4.00%) Brocade
9 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire