The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 225 259 261
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 207 181 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.44% 4.85% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 100 72
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £19.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £28.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
CCNP
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3802 3730 3695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 14.91% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2449 2348 2200
Average daily rate £425 £415 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 136
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +53 72 £325 -16.12% 28
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 3
Orpington - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 376 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 340 (90.43%) Cisco
3 224 (59.57%) Firewall
4 133 (35.37%) Juniper
5 123 (32.71%) WAN
6 116 (30.85%) CCNA
7 105 (27.93%) LAN
7 105 (27.93%) CheckPoint
8 95 (25.27%) BGP
8 95 (25.27%) Finance
9 88 (23.40%) VPN
10 86 (22.87%) CCIE
11 82 (21.81%) Wireless
12 79 (21.01%) EIGRP
12 79 (21.01%) Network Security
13 78 (20.74%) Cisco ASA
14 77 (20.48%) F5
15 72 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
16 66 (17.55%) OSPF
17 60 (15.96%) VoIP
17 60 (15.96%) Banking
18 53 (14.10%) ITIL
19 52 (13.83%) Load Balancing
20 42 (11.17%) Blue Coat
20 42 (11.17%) Windows
21 41 (10.90%) TCP/IP
21 41 (10.90%) MPLS
22 39 (10.37%) Citrix
22 39 (10.37%) Cisco IOS
22 39 (10.37%) VLAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.53%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (59.57%) Firewall
2 123 (32.71%) WAN
3 105 (27.93%) LAN
4 95 (25.27%) BGP
5 88 (23.40%) VPN
6 82 (21.81%) Wireless
7 79 (21.01%) EIGRP
7 79 (21.01%) Network Security
8 78 (20.74%) Cisco ASA
9 72 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 66 (17.55%) OSPF
11 60 (15.96%) VoIP
12 41 (10.90%) TCP/IP
12 41 (10.90%) MPLS
13 39 (10.37%) Cisco IOS
13 39 (10.37%) VLAN
14 38 (10.11%) Multicast
15 32 (8.51%) IPsec
16 30 (7.98%) HSRP
16 30 (7.98%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.06%) MySQL
1 4 (1.06%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 95 (25.27%) Finance
2 60 (15.96%) Banking
3 20 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.05%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.60%) Retail
7 4 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.80%) International Banking
8 3 (0.80%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Local Government
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 194 (51.60%) Network Engineer
2 84 (22.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (13.30%) Security Engineer
4 48 (12.77%) Consultant
5 45 (11.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 35 (9.31%) Network Security Engineer
6 35 (9.31%) Support Engineer
7 33 (8.78%) Network Consultant
8 22 (5.85%) Network Support
9 21 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (5.59%) Architect
10 18 (4.79%) Cisco Support
11 15 (3.99%) Telephony Engineer
12 14 (3.72%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (2.93%) Cisco Consultant
13 11 (2.93%) Security Consultant
13 11 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (2.66%) Senior Security Engineer
14 10 (2.66%) Network Security Consultant
14 10 (2.66%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (1.06%) XMPP
3 3 (0.80%) HTML5
3 3 (0.80%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) CSS
4 1 (0.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.46%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.66%) FlexPod
4 4 (1.06%) Replication
4 4 (1.06%) NHS
4 4 (1.06%) Online Games
4 4 (1.06%) Open Source
4 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.80%) SecurID
6 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.27%) CMDB
7 1 (0.27%) Wiki
7 1 (0.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.27%) Derivative
7 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.27%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.17%) Windows
2 21 (5.59%) Linux
3 17 (4.52%) UNIX
4 16 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.10%) ITIL
2 52 (13.83%) Load Balancing
3 35 (9.31%) Network Design
4 29 (7.71%) Network Management
4 29 (7.71%) Migration
5 23 (6.12%) Change Control
6 22 (5.85%) Network Architecture
7 15 (3.99%) Low Latency
7 15 (3.99%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (3.99%) Service Delivery
8 12 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 11 (2.93%) Change Management
10 10 (2.66%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (2.39%) SIEM
11 9 (2.39%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.39%) Service Management
12 8 (2.13%) Project Management
12 8 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (1.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.13%) Perl
2 4 (1.06%) SQL
3 3 (0.80%) R
4 2 (0.53%) Ruby
4 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 376 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (30.85%) CCNA
3 86 (22.87%) CCIE
4 38 (10.11%) CCDP
4 38 (10.11%) CCSE
5 36 (9.57%) CCVP
6 27 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (7.18%) CISSP
7 25 (6.65%) MCSE
7 25 (6.65%) JNCIS
8 17 (4.52%) Degree
9 15 (3.99%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (3.72%) CCSA
10 14 (3.72%) MCITP
11 13 (3.46%) CCSP
11 13 (3.46%) CCA
11 13 (3.46%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (3.19%) MCP
13 11 (2.93%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.72%) SLA
2 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.06%) COBIT
4 3 (0.80%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.93%) Snort
4 4 (1.06%) Nmap
5 3 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.80%) XenApp
5 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.53%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) SRDF
7 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 35 (9.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (6.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 21 (5.59%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.60%) RANCID
5 5 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.33%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.06%) Nessus
6 4 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.53%) OpenView
8 2 (0.53%) WSUS
8 2 (0.53%) Cacti
9 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.27%) Puppet
9 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.27%) SCCM
9 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 340 (90.43%) Cisco
2 133 (35.37%) Juniper
3 105 (27.93%) CheckPoint
4 77 (20.48%) F5
5 42 (11.17%) Blue Coat
6 39 (10.37%) Citrix
7 38 (10.11%) VMware
8 34 (9.04%) HP
9 29 (7.71%) Microsoft
10 16 (4.26%) Aruba
11 15 (3.99%) Websense
11 15 (3.99%) McAfee
12 13 (3.46%) Riverbed
13 12 (3.19%) ProCurve
14 11 (2.93%) SolarWinds
14 11 (2.93%) Sourcefire
14 11 (2.93%) Mitel
15 9 (2.39%) Avaya
16 7 (1.86%) Fortinet
17 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
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