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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 96 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 50 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.73% 4.09% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Median daily rate £310 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -28.88%
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
743 489 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.56% 16.78% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 239 239
Median daily rate £335 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 32
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% +62.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
Renfrewshire -27 19 £310 -10.14%
Edinburgh -7 10 £300 -33.33% 1
Glasgow +3 6 £350 +53.84% 4
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian +9 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (93.59%) Cisco
3 59 (75.64%) CCNA
4 41 (52.56%) Firewall
5 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
5 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 29 (37.18%) CheckPoint
7 28 (35.90%) Network Security
8 27 (34.62%) F5
9 26 (33.33%) Network Management
10 24 (30.77%) HP
10 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
11 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
11 22 (28.21%) Juniper
12 20 (25.64%) Internet
13 19 (24.36%) Capacity Planning
13 19 (24.36%) TippingPoint
13 19 (24.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (24.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 17 (21.79%) OSPF
14 17 (21.79%) SNMP
14 17 (21.79%) WAN
14 17 (21.79%) QA
15 16 (20.51%) LAN
15 16 (20.51%) BGP
15 16 (20.51%) Data Privacy
16 15 (19.23%) OpenStack
16 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.38%) Requirements Management
18 11 (14.10%) MPLS

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 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.56%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (52.56%) Firewall
2 28 (35.90%) Network Security
3 20 (25.64%) Internet
4 19 (24.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (24.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (21.79%) OSPF
5 17 (21.79%) SNMP
5 17 (21.79%) WAN
6 16 (20.51%) BGP
6 16 (20.51%) LAN
7 11 (14.10%) MPLS
8 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 9 (11.54%) FTP
10 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.41%) IPsec
11 5 (6.41%) VLAN
11 5 (6.41%) VPN
11 5 (6.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (11.54%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Consultant
4 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Build Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Data Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Network Management
2 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 19 (24.36%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (20.51%) Data Privacy
5 12 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 8 (10.26%) Network Architecture
7 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) Network Design
9 4 (5.13%) Escalation Management
9 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) Service Management
9 4 (5.13%) Time Management
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (2.56%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.56%) Information Security
11 2 (2.56%) Security Management
11 2 (2.56%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) C
2 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (75.64%) CCNA
3 33 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 33 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) CCIE
5 5 (6.41%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.13%) CCDP
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.56%) CISA
8 2 (2.56%) CISM
8 2 (2.56%) CISSP
8 2 (2.56%) MCP
8 2 (2.56%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) CCIP
9 1 (1.28%) CCSA
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.79%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.56%) RACF
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) Netcool
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (93.59%) Cisco
2 29 (37.18%) CheckPoint
3 27 (34.62%) F5
4 24 (30.77%) HP
5 22 (28.21%) Fortinet
5 22 (28.21%) Juniper
6 19 (24.36%) TippingPoint
7 6 (7.69%) Avaya
8 5 (6.41%) Riverbed
9 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.85%) Citrix
10 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.28%) EMC
11 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.28%) VMware