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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 45 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.57% 1.39% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 4.43% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.29 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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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
289 271 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 31.37% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 137 129
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 11
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.19 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCNA
2 26 (65.00%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) CCIE
4 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (30.00%) UNIX
6 11 (27.50%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.00%) VPN
7 10 (25.00%) VoIP
8 9 (22.50%) Broadband
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
9 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (20.00%) F5
10 7 (17.50%) xDSL
10 7 (17.50%) PPP
10 7 (17.50%) Perl
10 7 (17.50%) BGP
10 7 (17.50%) MPLS
10 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
11 6 (15.00%) Juniper
11 6 (15.00%) Veritas
11 6 (15.00%) 3G
11 6 (15.00%) HP
11 6 (15.00%) Sun Certification
11 6 (15.00%) DSLAM
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) VoIP
2 10 (25.00%) VPN
3 9 (22.50%) Broadband
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (17.50%) xDSL
5 7 (17.50%) PPP
5 7 (17.50%) BGP
5 7 (17.50%) MPLS
6 6 (15.00%) DSLAM
6 6 (15.00%) 2G
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
6 6 (15.00%) ATM
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (15.00%) 3G
6 6 (15.00%) 4G
6 6 (15.00%) LTE
6 6 (15.00%) Network Security
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Network Support
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Security Designer
4 2 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Designer
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) Service Management
1 4 (10.00%) Migration
1 4 (10.00%) Network Design
2 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Server Building
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) Change Management
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CCNA
3 14 (35.00%) CCIE
4 8 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) CCVP
5 6 (15.00%) SCSA
5 6 (15.00%) HND
5 6 (15.00%) Sun Certification
6 5 (12.50%) HNC
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) CCSA
8 2 (5.00%) CCDA
8 2 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (5.00%) CCSE
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) F5
3 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) Juniper
4 6 (15.00%) Veritas
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Sun
4 6 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Huawei
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Polycom
6 1 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) Meraki
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