The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 93 110 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 28 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.81% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.50% 5.45% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 6
Median daily rate £340 £377 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £224 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £520 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -53.33%
CCNP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
509 477 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.39% 14.90% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 243 291
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 15 £350 -7.03% 1
Renfrewshire -14 6 £340 - 1
Glasgow +6 4 £225 -40.78% 2
Fife +3 1 £325 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (94.74%) Cisco
3 58 (76.32%) Firewall
4 55 (72.37%) CCNA
5 48 (63.16%) CheckPoint
6 44 (57.89%) Network Security
7 35 (46.05%) Load Balancing
8 33 (43.42%) Fortinet
8 33 (43.42%) Network Management
8 33 (43.42%) F5
9 30 (39.47%) Internet
9 30 (39.47%) HP
9 30 (39.47%) Juniper
10 28 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 27 (35.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 27 (35.53%) Capacity Planning
11 27 (35.53%) TippingPoint
12 23 (30.26%) OSPF
12 23 (30.26%) Data Privacy
13 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
14 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
14 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
15 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (26.32%) WAN
16 18 (23.68%) LAN
16 18 (23.68%) BGP
16 18 (23.68%) OpenStack
17 15 (19.74%) EIGRP
18 14 (18.42%) Finance

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (23.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.32%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) Firewall
2 44 (57.89%) Network Security
3 30 (39.47%) Internet
4 28 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 27 (35.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 23 (30.26%) OSPF
7 20 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (26.32%) WAN
8 18 (23.68%) BGP
8 18 (23.68%) LAN
9 15 (19.74%) EIGRP
10 13 (17.11%) Wireless
11 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.47%) MPLS
13 9 (11.84%) VLAN
14 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (6.58%) DMVPN
15 5 (6.58%) HSRP
15 5 (6.58%) X.25
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Consultant
3 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Network Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Check Point Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Data Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Security Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
11 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Network Specialist
12 2 (2.63%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Load Balancing
2 33 (43.42%) Network Management
3 27 (35.53%) Capacity Planning
4 23 (30.26%) Data Privacy
5 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (15.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.89%) Network Design
8 5 (6.58%) High Availability
8 5 (6.58%) Service Management
9 4 (5.26%) Escalation Management
9 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.63%) DevOps
10 2 (2.63%) Kanban
10 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.32%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.32%) Security Architecture
11 1 (1.32%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (72.37%) CCNA
3 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
3 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.47%) CCIE
5 4 (5.26%) CCSA
5 4 (5.26%) CCSE
5 4 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.32%) CCDA
7 1 (1.32%) CCDP
7 1 (1.32%) CISA
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (1.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Cacti
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 72 (94.74%) Cisco
2 48 (63.16%) CheckPoint
3 33 (43.42%) F5
3 33 (43.42%) Fortinet
4 30 (39.47%) HP
4 30 (39.47%) Juniper
5 27 (35.53%) TippingPoint
6 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 4 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.95%) Aruba
7 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) Avaya
9 1 (1.32%) Riverbed