The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 60 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 0.20% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 0.64% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£340 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 - £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
271 313 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.15% 31.43% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 139 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) VPN
4 19 (54.29%) MPLS
4 19 (54.29%) IPsec
5 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 17 (48.57%) CCIE
6 17 (48.57%) Firewall
7 15 (42.86%) Juniper
7 15 (42.86%) WAN
8 14 (40.00%) VoIP
8 14 (40.00%) OSPF
9 13 (37.14%) LAN
9 13 (37.14%) Network Management
10 12 (34.29%) F5
10 12 (34.29%) Network Design
10 12 (34.29%) SNMP
11 11 (31.43%) CISSP
11 11 (31.43%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (31.43%) Apache
11 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
11 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
11 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (31.43%) FortiGate
12 10 (28.57%) BGP
12 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
13 9 (25.71%) WLAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (31.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) VPN
2 19 (54.29%) MPLS
2 19 (54.29%) IPsec
3 18 (51.43%) DNS
4 17 (48.57%) Firewall
5 15 (42.86%) WAN
6 14 (40.00%) VoIP
6 14 (40.00%) OSPF
7 13 (37.14%) LAN
8 12 (34.29%) SNMP
9 11 (31.43%) BIG-IP
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (28.57%) BGP
11 9 (25.71%) Wireless
11 9 (25.71%) WLAN
11 9 (25.71%) DHCP
12 7 (20.00%) FWSM
13 5 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Design Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) IP Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Network Consultant
6 5 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Network Support
7 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Network Design Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Network Management
2 12 (34.29%) Network Design
3 11 (31.43%) Load Balancing
4 9 (25.71%) Network Architecture
4 9 (25.71%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) Project Management
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (48.57%) CCIE
3 11 (31.43%) Check Point Certification
3 11 (31.43%) CISSP
4 8 (22.86%) CCSP
5 7 (20.00%) CCNA
5 7 (20.00%) CCDP
5 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) HND
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Juniper
3 12 (34.29%) F5
4 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 2 (5.71%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.86%) Nokia
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
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