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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 124 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 6 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 3.22% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £184 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £331 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +100.00%
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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
492 497 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.03% 18.72% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 236 228
Average daily rate £348 £327 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.93 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.37% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 17 April 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 -12 2 - - 1
Glasgow - - - - 3
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) CCNA
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WLAN
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) CCIE
7 3 (20.00%) Juniper
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) VPN
8 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) MCSE
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) WLAN
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Military
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nessus
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
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