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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 52 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 22 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.14% 1.69% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.69% 5.56% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £331 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £171 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £416 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +100.00%
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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
329 324 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.00% 30.51% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 135 78
Average daily rate £355 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (76.32%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) Firewall
4 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (39.47%) F5
5 15 (39.47%) CCNA
6 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
8 11 (28.95%) VoIP
9 8 (21.05%) Juniper
9 8 (21.05%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
10 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
10 7 (18.42%) Network Security
10 7 (18.42%) WAN
10 7 (18.42%) CCIE
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
11 6 (15.79%) CCDP
11 6 (15.79%) VPN
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
11 6 (15.79%) UNIX
11 6 (15.79%) OSPF
11 6 (15.79%) VMware
11 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.16%) LTE
12 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (13.16%) 4G
12 5 (13.16%) Wireless

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (28.95%) VoIP
5 8 (21.05%) BGP
5 8 (21.05%) iSCSI
6 7 (18.42%) Network Security
6 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 7 (18.42%) WAN
7 6 (15.79%) VPN
7 6 (15.79%) OSPF
8 5 (13.16%) Wireless
8 5 (13.16%) 2G
8 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (13.16%) 4G
8 5 (13.16%) LTE
8 5 (13.16%) 3G
8 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Network Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Designer
5 2 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) UNIX
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
3 2 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (2.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNA
3 7 (18.42%) CCIE
3 7 (18.42%) JNCIS
4 6 (15.79%) CCDP
4 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) HNC
5 5 (13.16%) HND
6 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) Sun Certification
7 3 (7.89%) CCSA
7 3 (7.89%) SCSA
7 3 (7.89%) CCSE
8 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.26%) CCIP
8 2 (5.26%) CISSP
8 2 (5.26%) CCDA
9 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) F5
3 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
4 8 (21.05%) Juniper
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) Huawei
7 4 (10.53%) Mercator
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Veritas
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) Sun
8 3 (7.89%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) Tufin
10 1 (2.63%) EMC
10 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
10 1 (2.63%) Nokia
10 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat