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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 103 112 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNP 47 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.59% 0.90% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 5.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Median daily rate £310 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £247 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -8.24%
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
746 483 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 16.03% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 238 271
Median daily rate £330 £337 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -29 19 £310 -10.14%
Edinburgh +2 17 £325 -40.90%
Glasgow +1 4 £263 +0.96% 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian +10 1 - -
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (94.12%) Cisco
3 62 (72.94%) CCNA
4 48 (56.47%) Firewall
5 35 (41.18%) CheckPoint
6 34 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 34 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 31 (36.47%) Network Security
8 28 (32.94%) F5
9 27 (31.76%) Network Management
10 26 (30.59%) Load Balancing
10 26 (30.59%) HP
11 25 (29.41%) Fortinet
12 23 (27.06%) Juniper
13 21 (24.71%) Internet
14 20 (23.53%) OSPF
14 20 (23.53%) TippingPoint
14 20 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 20 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 19 (22.35%) WAN
16 18 (21.18%) LAN
16 18 (21.18%) BGP
17 17 (20.00%) SNMP
17 17 (20.00%) QA
18 16 (18.82%) Data Privacy
19 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (17.65%) OpenStack
20 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
20 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA

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 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.35%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (56.47%) Firewall
2 31 (36.47%) Network Security
3 21 (24.71%) Internet
4 20 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 20 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 20 (23.53%) OSPF
5 19 (22.35%) WAN
6 18 (21.18%) BGP
6 18 (21.18%) LAN
7 17 (20.00%) SNMP
8 13 (15.29%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (15.29%) MPLS
9 12 (14.12%) EIGRP
10 11 (12.94%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (10.59%) FTP
11 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.41%) Wireless
13 7 (8.24%) VLAN
14 6 (7.06%) VPN
15 5 (5.88%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (10.59%) StarTeam
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Consultant
3 11 (12.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Build Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Verification Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Check Point Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.76%) Network Management
2 26 (30.59%) Load Balancing
3 20 (23.53%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (18.82%) Data Privacy
5 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.12%) Requirements Management
7 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
8 7 (8.24%) Migration
8 7 (8.24%) Network Design
9 4 (4.71%) Escalation Management
9 4 (4.71%) High Availability
9 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.71%) Service Management
9 4 (4.71%) Time Management
10 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.53%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (2.35%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.35%) Information Security
11 2 (2.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (72.94%) CCNA
3 34 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.12%) CCIE
5 5 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 4 (4.71%) CCDP
7 3 (3.53%) CCSA
7 3 (3.53%) CCSE
8 2 (2.35%) CISA
8 2 (2.35%) CISM
8 2 (2.35%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CCDA
9 1 (1.18%) Degree
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.35%) RACF
1 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Netcool
2 4 (4.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (94.12%) Cisco
2 35 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 28 (32.94%) F5
4 26 (30.59%) HP
5 25 (29.41%) Fortinet
6 23 (27.06%) Juniper
7 20 (23.53%) TippingPoint
8 6 (7.06%) Avaya
9 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.53%) Citrix
11 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.35%) Aruba
13 1 (1.18%) EMC
13 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.18%) VMware