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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 55 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.18% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 0.56% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£340 - £285
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 - £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -20.90%
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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
250 360 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.60% 33.12% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 166 108
Average daily rate £400 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 2
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.92 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% +7.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco
3 21 (58.33%) VPN
4 20 (55.56%) Firewall
5 19 (52.78%) IPsec
5 19 (52.78%) MPLS
6 18 (50.00%) DNS
6 18 (50.00%) CCIE
7 16 (44.44%) Juniper
8 15 (41.67%) WAN
9 14 (38.89%) VoIP
9 14 (38.89%) OSPF
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (36.11%) Network Management
10 13 (36.11%) LAN
11 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 12 (33.33%) SNMP
11 12 (33.33%) F5
11 12 (33.33%) Network Design
12 11 (30.56%) BIG-IP
12 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
12 11 (30.56%) Cisco PIX
12 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (30.56%) FortiGate
12 11 (30.56%) Apache
12 11 (30.56%) CISSP
12 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (27.78%) BGP
13 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
14 9 (25.00%) WLAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (30.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) VPN
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 19 (52.78%) IPsec
3 19 (52.78%) MPLS
4 18 (50.00%) DNS
5 15 (41.67%) WAN
6 14 (38.89%) VoIP
6 14 (38.89%) OSPF
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (36.11%) LAN
8 12 (33.33%) SNMP
9 11 (30.56%) BIG-IP
9 11 (30.56%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (27.78%) BGP
11 9 (25.00%) WLAN
11 9 (25.00%) DHCP
11 9 (25.00%) Wireless
12 7 (19.44%) Network Security
12 7 (19.44%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) IP Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Network Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Support
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Network Management
2 12 (33.33%) Network Design
3 11 (30.56%) Load Balancing
4 9 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (2.78%) Stress Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCIE
3 11 (30.56%) CISSP
3 11 (30.56%) Check Point Certification
4 8 (22.22%) CCSP
5 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 7 (19.44%) CCDP
5 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Juniper
3 12 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 12 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.78%) Tufin
6 1 (2.78%) Nokia
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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