The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 110 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 4.94% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 16
Average daily rate £300 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+117.82% -8.18%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
489 385 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.45% 16.43% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 223 176
Average daily rate £327 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -18 9 £224 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £350 - 3
Aberdeen -6 1 £300 -13.66% 3
South Lanarkshire - - - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 8 (42.11%) VPN
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
6 7 (36.84%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (31.58%) Mitel
7 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
9 4 (21.05%) VoIP
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (15.79%) Network Security
10 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) DNS
10 3 (15.79%) EDI
11 2 (10.53%) MCSE
11 2 (10.53%) JSP
11 2 (10.53%) ITIL
11 2 (10.53%) CCDP
11 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (10.53%) Citrix
11 2 (10.53%) CCIP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) HSRP
8 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (5.26%) xDSL
8 1 (5.26%) MRTG
8 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) CCIP
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
3 6 (31.58%) Mitel
4 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) BMC
5 2 (10.53%) Polycom
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) 3Com
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago