The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 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 Kent 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 37 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.87% 0.36% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% 2.00% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.05% 18.25% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 23
Average daily rate £350 £285 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -4.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 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
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) CCNA
4 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
5 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
7 5 (38.46%) Advertising
7 5 (38.46%) Change Management
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (30.77%) XenApp
8 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
8 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) BGP
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DMZ
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Support
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCVP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) HP