The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £343 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.43% +10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+84.44% -22.41%
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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 Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 9 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.12% 6.08% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 36
Average daily rate £360 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

CCNP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware