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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 55 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 2.68% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 8.11% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £311
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
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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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
270 333 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 33.00% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 146 98
Average daily rate £375 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £237 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) Cisco
3 20 (57.14%) Firewall
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (45.71%) CCNA
5 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (34.29%) F5
6 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
6 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (34.29%) VoIP
7 9 (25.71%) WAN
7 9 (25.71%) LAN
7 9 (25.71%) Juniper
8 8 (22.86%) VMware
8 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
9 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
9 7 (20.00%) Wireless
9 7 (20.00%) BGP
9 7 (20.00%) VPN
9 7 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (20.00%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.14%) CCIE
10 6 (17.14%) CCDP
10 6 (17.14%) OSPF
10 6 (17.14%) Huawei
11 5 (14.29%) Degree
11 5 (14.29%) 2G

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (34.29%) VoIP
5 9 (25.71%) WAN
5 9 (25.71%) LAN
6 8 (22.86%) Network Security
6 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 7 (20.00%) BGP
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (17.14%) OSPF
9 5 (14.29%) 2G
9 5 (14.29%) LTE
9 5 (14.29%) 4G
9 5 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (14.29%) 3G
10 4 (11.43%) ATM
10 4 (11.43%) Broadband
10 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Security Designer
4 2 (5.71%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (2.86%) Server Building
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (45.71%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 6 (17.14%) CCIE
4 6 (17.14%) CCDP
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) HNC
5 5 (14.29%) HND
6 4 (11.43%) Sun Certification
6 4 (11.43%) SCSA
7 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) CCDA
8 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) CCSE
8 2 (5.71%) CCSA
9 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) F5
2 12 (34.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.71%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Huawei
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) Veritas
6 4 (11.43%) Mercator
7 1 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) Meraki
7 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.86%) Nokia
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix