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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 97 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +23
Contract jobs citing CCNP 23 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 1.09% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 6.09% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Median daily rate £325 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £378 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
267 460 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.51% 17.84% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 231 262
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 29
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £16.65 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Renfrewshire +21 10 £324 +22.16%
Edinburgh +17 5 £438 +9.37%
Glasgow -1 5 £175 -39.13%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (94.44%) Cisco
3 34 (62.96%) Firewall
4 25 (46.30%) CheckPoint
4 25 (46.30%) F5
5 23 (42.59%) CCNA
6 21 (38.89%) Wireless
7 20 (37.04%) HP
7 20 (37.04%) LAN
8 19 (35.19%) WAN
8 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
9 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 18 (33.33%) Fortinet
10 17 (31.48%) Juniper
11 14 (25.93%) BIG-IP
11 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
12 13 (24.07%) Network Design
12 13 (24.07%) Network Security
12 13 (24.07%) OSPF
13 12 (22.22%) BGP
13 12 (22.22%) CCIE
13 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
14 11 (20.37%) Degree
14 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
15 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (18.52%) Aruba
16 9 (16.67%) Network Management
16 9 (16.67%) ITIL
16 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) Wireless
3 20 (37.04%) LAN
4 19 (35.19%) WAN
5 14 (25.93%) BIG-IP
6 13 (24.07%) Network Security
6 13 (24.07%) OSPF
7 12 (22.22%) BGP
7 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (14.81%) Internet
10 8 (14.81%) VoIP
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (12.96%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (11.11%) VLAN
13 5 (9.26%) EIGRP
14 4 (7.41%) MPLS
14 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.70%) Handset
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) CatOS
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Network Design
2 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (16.67%) Network Management
4 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.96%) Data Privacy
4 7 (12.96%) Service Management
5 6 (11.11%) ITSM
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) People Management
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.70%) DNA
9 2 (3.70%) Kanban
9 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNA
3 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
4 18 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 12 (22.22%) CCIE
6 11 (20.37%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) CCSA
7 8 (14.81%) JNCIA
8 7 (12.96%) CCSE
9 6 (11.11%) CCDP
9 6 (11.11%) CCIP
9 6 (11.11%) JNCIE
10 4 (7.41%) HP ASE
10 4 (7.41%) HP MASE
10 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.85%) CCDA
11 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) Cisco
2 25 (46.30%) CheckPoint
2 25 (46.30%) F5
3 20 (37.04%) HP
4 18 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 17 (31.48%) Juniper
6 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
7 10 (18.52%) Aruba
8 7 (12.96%) TippingPoint
9 5 (9.26%) VMware
10 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.85%) BT
12 1 (1.85%) Citrix
12 1 (1.85%) Siemens