The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 37 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.69% 1.19% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 10.34% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£370 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +72.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -20.90%
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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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 21.69% 11.46% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 16
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Slough region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Slough region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) CCSP
4 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) SMS
4 4 (57.14%) WAP
4 4 (57.14%) OpenView
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Nortel
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Netcool
4 4 (57.14%) TACACS
4 4 (57.14%) Radware
4 4 (57.14%) CCSE
4 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 4 (57.14%) Nortel Alteon
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) CCSA
4 4 (57.14%) Fault Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMS
1 4 (57.14%) TACACS
1 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
1 4 (57.14%) Nortel Alteon
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) GGSN
2 3 (42.86%) SGSN
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Data Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Fault Management
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) CCSP
3 4 (57.14%) CCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) OpenView
1 4 (57.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Nortel
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Radware
2 4 (57.14%) Crossbeam
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Ericsson