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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.47% 0.43% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 2.13% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £55.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +40.12%
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
49 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.31% 20.35% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 35
Average daily rate £375 £335 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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
Faversham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) CCDP
5 6 (54.55%) Firmware
5 6 (54.55%) SLA
5 6 (54.55%) Network Management
6 4 (36.36%) CCVP
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) MPLS
8 2 (18.18%) OSPF
8 2 (18.18%) BGP
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) Foglight
8 2 (18.18%) XenApp
8 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
8 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support
5 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCDP
3 4 (36.36%) CCVP
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Foglight
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) F5