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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 47 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 2.93% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 17.78% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £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
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
69 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 16.48% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 27
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Foglight
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) VMware