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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 86 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 35 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 3.49% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 4
Median daily rate £365 £275 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £182 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% +25.71%
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
454 544 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.03% 18.97% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 307 261
Median daily rate £330 £320 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 24
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £14.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +21 9 £400 +23.07% 3
Glasgow +9 9 £370 -26.00%
Renfrewshire +7 7 £340 -
Fife +3 4 £325 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Lothian -1 1 £225 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £275 -
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (94.83%) Cisco
3 39 (67.24%) Firewall
4 33 (56.90%) CCNA
5 27 (46.55%) CheckPoint
6 22 (37.93%) Network Security
7 19 (32.76%) LAN
7 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
8 18 (31.03%) WAN
8 18 (31.03%) OSPF
8 18 (31.03%) Wireless
9 16 (27.59%) BGP
9 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (24.14%) Load Balancing
11 13 (22.41%) CCIE
11 13 (22.41%) HP
12 12 (20.69%) Juniper
12 12 (20.69%) Network Management
12 12 (20.69%) F5
13 11 (18.97%) VLAN
13 11 (18.97%) Fortinet
13 11 (18.97%) Internet
13 11 (18.97%) EIGRP
13 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (17.24%) Finance
14 10 (17.24%) MPLS
14 10 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
15 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (5.17%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (67.24%) Firewall
2 22 (37.93%) Network Security
3 19 (32.76%) LAN
4 18 (31.03%) OSPF
4 18 (31.03%) WAN
4 18 (31.03%) Wireless
5 16 (27.59%) BGP
5 16 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (18.97%) EIGRP
6 11 (18.97%) Internet
6 11 (18.97%) VLAN
7 10 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (17.24%) MPLS
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
8 9 (15.52%) VoIP
9 8 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (10.34%) VPN
11 4 (6.90%) DHCP
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Check Point Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) Handset
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.69%) Network Management
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (13.79%) Migration
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.07%) Data Privacy
5 7 (12.07%) Network Design
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) Kanban
7 4 (6.90%) People Management
8 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.45%) Chat Support
9 2 (3.45%) DNA
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (56.90%) CCNA
3 13 (22.41%) CCIE
4 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) CCSA
7 4 (6.90%) CCSE
8 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.72%) CCDA
9 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 55 (94.83%) Cisco
2 27 (46.55%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.41%) HP
4 12 (20.69%) F5
4 12 (20.69%) Juniper
5 11 (18.97%) Fortinet
6 8 (13.79%) TippingPoint
7 6 (10.34%) VMware
8 5 (8.62%) Aruba
8 5 (8.62%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
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