The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 32 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.23% 3.14% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 19.44% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Average daily rate
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£225 £358 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% +48.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
CCNP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.70% 16.14% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 35
Average daily rate £425 £365 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +28.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £154 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% -34.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £17.50 £35.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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
Dartford - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £225 - 1
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) CCDP
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) Firmware
4 7 (63.64%) Network Management
5 5 (45.45%) CCVP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
8 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCDP
3 5 (45.45%) CCVP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint