The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 65 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.63% 0.54% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 2.70% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.29% -43.05%
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 North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 74 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.94% 19.84% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 40 45
Average daily rate £350 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -27 4 £285 - 1
Durham - - - -
Northumberland - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) TippingPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless Security
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) TippingPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy