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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 64 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 0.59% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 2.22% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £306 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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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
198 225 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.06% 26.35% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 133 75
Average daily rate £375 £330 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.77 £12.50 £13.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.16% -9.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) CCNA
4 18 (64.29%) LAN
4 18 (64.29%) WAN
4 18 (64.29%) F5
5 16 (57.14%) Wireless
6 13 (46.43%) VPN
7 10 (35.71%) WLAN
7 10 (35.71%) DSL
8 9 (32.14%) Firewall
8 9 (32.14%) SNMP
8 9 (32.14%) CA
8 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
8 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (32.14%) CA Spectrum
8 9 (32.14%) Structured Cabling
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (32.14%) e-Health
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (28.57%) IPsec
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) VoIP
10 7 (25.00%) Network Management
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
11 6 (21.43%) Network Security
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) LAN
1 18 (64.29%) WAN
2 16 (57.14%) Wireless
3 13 (46.43%) VPN
4 10 (35.71%) DSL
4 10 (35.71%) WLAN
5 9 (32.14%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) SNMP
5 9 (32.14%) Structured Cabling
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (28.57%) IPsec
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) VoIP
8 6 (21.43%) Network Security
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (14.29%) HSRP
9 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Network Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) e-Health
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Management
2 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCDP
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) CCIP
5 2 (7.14%) CCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) TickIT
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) F5
3 9 (32.14%) CA
3 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.86%) Sourcefire
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) IronPort
8 2 (7.14%) NetScout
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) ION Trading