The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 51 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.65% 0.97% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 5.31% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£278 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £338 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £391 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 113 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.32% 18.34% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 75
Average daily rate £283 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £34.40 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
East of England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 3 - - 1
Watford - 3 £278 - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) CCNA
5 6 (37.50%) Wireless
6 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) CCSE
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 2 (12.50%) DNS
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) WLAN
9 2 (12.50%) Data Security
9 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (12.50%) Sophos
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
9 2 (12.50%) CCSA

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) WLAN
6 2 (12.50%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.25%) NAS
7 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CCSE
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) NCDA
5 1 (6.25%) NCIE
5 1 (6.25%) VCAP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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