The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 26 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.23% 1.20% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 7.14% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.98% 16.80% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 31
Average daily rate £484 £329 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.11% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.40 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) BGP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Websense
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint