The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 54 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 0.65% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 2.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £259 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £380 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+117.82% -8.18%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
330 187 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 24.22% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 80 151
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
Berkshire

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 April 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 April 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) CCIE
4 12 (50.00%) CCNA
5 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (41.67%) BGP
5 10 (41.67%) Juniper
5 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) MPLS
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (37.50%) F5
7 8 (33.33%) FWSM
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (33.33%) OSPF
7 8 (33.33%) VPN
7 8 (33.33%) IPsec
7 8 (33.33%) VoIP
8 7 (29.17%) SNMP
8 7 (29.17%) CCDP
8 7 (29.17%) CCSP
9 6 (25.00%) CISSP
9 6 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Apache
9 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (25.00%) Network Management
9 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (25.00%) FortiGate

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) BGP
2 10 (41.67%) DNS
3 9 (37.50%) MPLS
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) FWSM
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (33.33%) OSPF
4 8 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (33.33%) IPsec
4 8 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (29.17%) SNMP
6 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) IP Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Management
2 5 (20.83%) Network Design
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCIE
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) CCDP
3 7 (29.17%) CCSP
4 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.17%) CCSE
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (41.67%) Juniper
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.17%) Redback
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Acme Packet
5 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) BT
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £304 to £304 per day
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