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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.46% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 1.45% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £360 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £328 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £392 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.30 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.07% -41.42%
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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
261 344 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.16% 31.85% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 172 98
Average daily rate £360 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) MPLS
6 9 (34.62%) CCIE
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (26.92%) IPsec
8 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 6 (23.08%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
9 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
9 6 (23.08%) F5
10 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
10 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (19.23%) Juniper
10 5 (19.23%) OSPF
10 5 (19.23%) WLAN
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) VoIP
11 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) MPLS
3 9 (34.62%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (26.92%) IPsec
5 7 (26.92%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 5 (19.23%) WLAN
7 5 (19.23%) DHCP
8 4 (15.38%) VoIP
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (7.69%) RIP
10 2 (7.69%) SNMP
10 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Expert
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 6 (23.08%) Network Design
2 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) SIEM
4 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 9 (34.62%) CCIE
4 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCIP
6 2 (7.69%) CCSP
6 2 (7.69%) HNC
6 2 (7.69%) HND
7 1 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.54%) Tufin
6 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) SevOne
7 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.85%) BMC
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) VMware