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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 51 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.99% 0.55% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 1.83% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £336 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £440 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -40.27%
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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
264 327 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.14% 30.11% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 78
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (35.71%) F5
5 10 (35.71%) CCNA
6 9 (32.14%) CCIE
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) Juniper
7 8 (28.57%) MPLS
8 7 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) BGP
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Network Security
10 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
10 5 (17.86%) OSPF
10 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 5 (17.86%) IPsec
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) VoIP
11 4 (14.29%) CCDP
11 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 4 (14.29%) Wireless
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (14.29%) iSCSI

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 8 (28.57%) MPLS
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (25.00%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
7 5 (17.86%) Network Security
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
7 5 (17.86%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.71%) WLAN
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Expert
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Cabling Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Network Design
2 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 9 (32.14%) CCIE
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) CCDP
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP
6 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
6 3 (10.71%) CCIP
7 2 (7.14%) CCSP
7 2 (7.14%) HNC
7 2 (7.14%) HND
8 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CCSA
8 1 (3.57%) CCSE
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Tufin
6 3 (10.71%) Mercator
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.57%) SevOne
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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