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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 113 130 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNP 23 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.18% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 0.82% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 12
Average daily rate
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£413 £297 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.14% -15.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £303 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £303
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
CCNP
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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
475 611 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.84% 22.00% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 303 193
Average daily rate £340 £347 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 9 £463 - 2
Renfrewshire +9 7 £345 +16.16%
Glasgow - 4 £355 - 4
Dundee - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (91.18%) Cisco
3 25 (73.53%) CCNA
4 21 (61.76%) Firewall
5 13 (38.24%) Juniper
6 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) LAN
7 9 (26.47%) WAN
8 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) Network Security
10 6 (17.65%) TippingPoint
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) CCSE
10 6 (17.65%) JNCIS
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (17.65%) Change Control
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 6 (17.65%) CCSA
11 5 (14.71%) Migration
11 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
11 5 (14.71%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) QMS
11 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (11.76%) Network Design
12 4 (11.76%) Network Management
12 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
12 4 (11.76%) SNMP
12 4 (11.76%) Windows
12 4 (11.76%) CCSP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) SNMP
7 3 (8.82%) FTP
7 3 (8.82%) OSPF
7 3 (8.82%) BGP
7 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (8.82%) Wireless
7 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.88%) VLAN
8 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Change Control
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (14.71%) QMS
3 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 4 (11.76%) Network Management
5 3 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (73.53%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) CCSA
4 6 (17.65%) CCSE
4 6 (17.65%) JNCIS
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) CCSP
6 3 (8.82%) CCIE
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.65%) TippingPoint
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Aruba
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