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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 109 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 25 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.79% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 5.22% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £318 £400 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +34.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £241 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £550 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
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
535 479 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.62% 15.07% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 232 301
Median daily rate £325 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £247 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 28
Median hourly rate £41.00 £27.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.41% +52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £11.86 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.58 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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
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 23 July 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 +5 17 £350 -36.36% 2
Renfrewshire -25 4 £310 -10.14%
Glasgow +4 3 £263 +0.96% 3
Fife - 1 £325 -
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (94.25%) Cisco
3 64 (73.56%) CCNA
4 50 (57.47%) Firewall
5 37 (42.53%) CheckPoint
6 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
6 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 32 (36.78%) Network Security
8 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
9 27 (31.03%) Network Management
9 27 (31.03%) F5
10 26 (29.89%) Fortinet
11 25 (28.74%) HP
12 23 (26.44%) Juniper
13 22 (25.29%) Internet
14 21 (24.14%) OSPF
14 21 (24.14%) WAN
15 20 (22.99%) LAN
15 20 (22.99%) TippingPoint
15 20 (22.99%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (22.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 20 (22.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 19 (21.84%) BGP
17 16 (18.39%) SNMP
17 16 (18.39%) QA
17 16 (18.39%) Data Privacy
18 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
18 15 (17.24%) OpenStack
18 15 (17.24%) Finance

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 (17.24%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.30%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (57.47%) Firewall
2 32 (36.78%) Network Security
3 22 (25.29%) Internet
4 21 (24.14%) OSPF
4 21 (24.14%) WAN
5 20 (22.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 20 (22.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (22.99%) LAN
6 19 (21.84%) BGP
7 16 (18.39%) SNMP
8 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (16.09%) MPLS
9 13 (14.94%) EIGRP
10 12 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
11 11 (12.64%) Wireless
12 8 (9.20%) FTP
12 8 (9.20%) VLAN
13 7 (8.05%) VPN
14 5 (5.75%) PPP
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (9.20%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Consultant
3 11 (12.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Network Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Build Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Data Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Verification Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Check Point Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Firewall Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) Load Balancing
2 27 (31.03%) Network Management
3 20 (22.99%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (18.39%) Data Privacy
5 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) Requirements Management
7 7 (8.05%) Migration
7 7 (8.05%) Network Design
8 6 (6.90%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.75%) High Availability
9 5 (5.75%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Escalation Management
10 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.60%) Time Management
11 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.45%) Re-Platforming
12 2 (2.30%) Planning and Forecasting
12 2 (2.30%) Security Operations
12 2 (2.30%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (73.56%) CCNA
3 33 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.09%) CCIE
5 5 (5.75%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.60%) CCDP
6 4 (4.60%) CCSA
6 4 (4.60%) CCSE
7 2 (2.30%) CISA
7 2 (2.30%) CISM
7 2 (2.30%) CISSP
7 2 (2.30%) Degree
7 2 (2.30%) MCP
7 2 (2.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CCDA
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.30%) RACF
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Netcool
2 5 (5.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (94.25%) Cisco
2 37 (42.53%) CheckPoint
3 27 (31.03%) F5
4 26 (29.89%) Fortinet
5 25 (28.74%) HP
6 23 (26.44%) Juniper
7 20 (22.99%) TippingPoint
8 6 (6.90%) Avaya
9 4 (4.60%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.60%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.60%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.45%) Citrix
11 2 (2.30%) Aruba
12 1 (1.15%) EMC
12 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.15%) VMware
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