The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 62 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.24% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.68% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -32.14%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 148 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.99% 19.63% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 73 112
Average daily rate £350 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.82 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% -29.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £38.00 £19.74
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 Milton Keynes

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) F5
4 5 (50.00%) Network Management
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) CCSA
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) B2B
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (20.00%) CCDP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) WLAN
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CCSA
5 2 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCSE
6 1 (10.00%) CCDA
6 1 (10.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft