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 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 95 116 118
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 55 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 3.21% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Median daily rate £310 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £228 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £448 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
741 499 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.82% 16.56% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 247 229
Median daily rate £330 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 21
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £47.30 £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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -22 18 £300 -13.18%
Edinburgh -3 12 £400 -27.27% 2
Glasgow +6 6 £350 +53.84% 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian +5 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (93.42%) Cisco
3 58 (76.32%) CCNA
4 39 (51.32%) Firewall
5 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
5 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
6 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
7 27 (35.53%) Network Security
8 24 (31.58%) F5
9 22 (28.95%) Network Management
9 22 (28.95%) HP
10 21 (27.63%) Load Balancing
11 19 (25.00%) Juniper
12 18 (23.68%) Fortinet
13 17 (22.37%) Internet
13 17 (22.37%) SNMP
14 16 (21.05%) WAN
14 16 (21.05%) OSPF
14 16 (21.05%) BGP
14 16 (21.05%) QA
14 16 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (21.05%) TippingPoint
14 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (19.74%) LAN
16 13 (17.11%) Data Privacy
16 13 (17.11%) OpenStack
16 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.79%) Requirements Management

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 13 (17.11%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (51.32%) Firewall
2 27 (35.53%) Network Security
3 17 (22.37%) Internet
3 17 (22.37%) SNMP
4 16 (21.05%) BGP
4 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (21.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (21.05%) OSPF
4 16 (21.05%) WAN
5 15 (19.74%) LAN
6 12 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (13.16%) MPLS
8 9 (11.84%) FTP
9 8 (10.53%) EIGRP
10 7 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.58%) Broadband
11 5 (6.58%) IPsec
11 5 (6.58%) VLAN
11 5 (6.58%) VPN
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (11.84%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (13.16%) Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Build Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Verification Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Data Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.95%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Cryptography
2 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Network Management
2 21 (27.63%) Load Balancing
3 16 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (17.11%) Data Privacy
5 12 (15.79%) Requirements Management
6 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.53%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.58%) Migration
9 4 (5.26%) Network Design
10 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.95%) Escalation Management
10 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.95%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.95%) Service Management
10 3 (3.95%) Time Management
11 2 (2.63%) DevOps
11 2 (2.63%) Identity Management
11 2 (2.63%) Security Operations
11 2 (2.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) C
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (76.32%) CCNA
3 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
3 31 (40.79%) Security Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) CCIE
5 5 (6.58%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.26%) CCDP
6 4 (5.26%) CCSA
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) CISA
8 2 (2.63%) CISM
8 2 (2.63%) CISSP
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) ISEB
9 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (2.63%) RACF
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Netcool
2 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (93.42%) Cisco
2 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 24 (31.58%) F5
4 22 (28.95%) HP
5 19 (25.00%) Juniper
6 18 (23.68%) Fortinet
7 16 (21.05%) TippingPoint
8 6 (7.89%) Avaya
9 5 (6.58%) Riverbed
10 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.95%) Citrix
11 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
11 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.32%) EMC
12 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.32%) VMware