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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 123 96 111
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.73% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 4.88% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
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£290 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -15.45%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
559 369 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 14.95% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 188 167
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 37
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -18 1 £285 -8.80% 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
6 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
6 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
6 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Network Management
6 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 3 (27.27%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) VPN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Junos
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) PBX
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (9.09%) WAAS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Design Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Management
1 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
3 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
3 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
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