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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 110 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 1.88% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate £275 £338 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +29.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
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
478 480 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.76% 18.15% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 268 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +45.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +12 10 £288 -20.68% 5
Edinburgh -9 6 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 - - 2
West Lothian +2 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (97.56%) Cisco
3 30 (73.17%) CCNA
4 25 (60.98%) Firewall
5 19 (46.34%) CCIE
6 16 (39.02%) LAN
7 15 (36.59%) WAN
8 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 14 (34.15%) OSPF
8 14 (34.15%) BGP
8 14 (34.15%) Data Centre
9 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
11 10 (24.39%) MPLS
12 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
12 9 (21.95%) Network Security
13 8 (19.51%) EIGRP
13 8 (19.51%) WLAN
14 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.07%) HP
14 7 (17.07%) Wireless
14 7 (17.07%) IPsec
15 6 (14.63%) CCSA
15 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
15 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
16 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
16 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
16 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
16 5 (12.20%) Network Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 14 (34.15%) BGP
4 14 (34.15%) OSPF
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (24.39%) MPLS
7 9 (21.95%) Network Security
8 8 (19.51%) EIGRP
8 8 (19.51%) WLAN
9 7 (17.07%) IPsec
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (17.07%) Wireless
10 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (12.20%) IP Telephony
10 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (9.76%) ATM
11 4 (9.76%) PPP
11 4 (9.76%) SNMP
11 4 (9.76%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.88%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Check Point Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Network Support
6 4 (9.76%) Switch Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Cisco Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
2 5 (12.20%) Network Management
2 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) Network Design
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Workflow
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.44%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (73.17%) CCNA
3 19 (46.34%) CCIE
4 6 (14.63%) CCSA
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.88%) CCDP
7 2 (4.88%) CCVP
7 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.88%) PMP
8 1 (2.44%) CCIP
8 1 (2.44%) ISEB
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.44%) MCITP
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) Netcool
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.20%) Avaya
6 4 (9.76%) F5
7 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) Verint
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Renfrewshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 24 days ago