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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 100 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.64% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 4.36% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £450 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +48.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £550 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £31.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+33.24% -30.78%
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
466 482 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.23% 14.74% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 245 288
Median daily rate £325 £345 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +8 20 £350 -36.36%
Glasgow +7 3 £225 -36.61% 2
Renfrewshire -7 2 £310 -
Fife - 1 £325 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (94.59%) Cisco
3 53 (71.62%) CCNA
4 48 (64.86%) Firewall
5 38 (51.35%) CheckPoint
6 34 (45.95%) Network Security
7 29 (39.19%) Load Balancing
8 28 (37.84%) Network Management
9 26 (35.14%) Fortinet
10 25 (33.78%) F5
11 24 (32.43%) Juniper
12 23 (31.08%) Internet
12 23 (31.08%) HP
12 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
12 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
13 21 (28.38%) WAN
14 20 (27.03%) LAN
14 20 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (27.03%) TippingPoint
14 20 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 19 (25.68%) OSPF
16 17 (22.97%) BGP
17 16 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (21.62%) Finance
17 16 (21.62%) Data Privacy
18 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (20.27%) OpenStack
19 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
19 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management

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 15 (20.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.35%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (64.86%) Firewall
2 34 (45.95%) Network Security
3 23 (31.08%) Internet
4 21 (28.38%) WAN
5 20 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 20 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (27.03%) LAN
6 19 (25.68%) OSPF
7 17 (22.97%) BGP
8 16 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (17.57%) EIGRP
10 12 (16.22%) MPLS
10 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.86%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (13.51%) Wireless
13 7 (9.46%) VLAN
13 7 (9.46%) VPN
14 6 (8.11%) SNMP
15 5 (6.76%) DMVPN
15 5 (6.76%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (4.05%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Network Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Data Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Check Point Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Verification Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Linux
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Load Balancing
2 28 (37.84%) Network Management
3 20 (27.03%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (21.62%) Data Privacy
5 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.22%) Migration
7 7 (9.46%) Network Design
8 6 (8.11%) Requirements Management
9 5 (6.76%) High Availability
9 5 (6.76%) Service Management
10 4 (5.41%) Escalation Management
10 4 (5.41%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.41%) Time Management
11 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.70%) DevOps
11 2 (2.70%) Kanban
12 1 (1.35%) Security Operations
12 1 (1.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (71.62%) CCNA
3 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
3 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) CCIE
5 5 (6.76%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.41%) CCDP
6 4 (5.41%) CCSA
6 4 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) CCDA
8 1 (1.35%) CISA
8 1 (1.35%) CISM
8 1 (1.35%) CISSP
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) Netcool
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 70 (94.59%) Cisco
2 38 (51.35%) CheckPoint
3 26 (35.14%) Fortinet
4 25 (33.78%) F5
5 24 (32.43%) Juniper
6 23 (31.08%) HP
7 20 (27.03%) TippingPoint
8 4 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.41%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.70%) Aruba
9 2 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.70%) VMware
10 1 (1.35%) Avaya