The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 142 155 148
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 108 88 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.17% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 4.41% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 46 28
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £49.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
CCNP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2374 1994 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.67% 22.91% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1043 1076
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 106 150
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -44.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +32 48 £266 -34.66% 17
Hampshire -13 26 £334 -2.55% 8
Surrey +2 13 £338 -10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £350 +36.58% 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £338 - 1
Kent 0 4 £400 +45.45% 4
Middlesex +1 2 - -
West Sussex +1 2 £220 -21.77%
East Sussex -12 1 £375 +15.38% 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (80.65%) Cisco
3 117 (53.92%) Firewall
4 107 (49.31%) CCNA
5 82 (37.79%) LAN
6 81 (37.33%) WAN
7 72 (33.18%) CheckPoint
7 72 (33.18%) Cisco ASA
8 70 (32.26%) Security Cleared
9 66 (30.41%) Juniper
10 63 (29.03%) SC Cleared
11 59 (27.19%) OSPF
12 54 (24.88%) MPLS
12 54 (24.88%) Network Security
13 49 (22.58%) Windows
14 45 (20.74%) Telecoms
15 44 (20.28%) CCIE
15 44 (20.28%) VPN
16 43 (19.82%) F5
17 42 (19.35%) BGP
18 38 (17.51%) TCP/IP
19 36 (16.59%) Network Management
20 35 (16.13%) VoIP
21 33 (15.21%) Network Design
22 32 (14.75%) DNS
23 29 (13.36%) Ethernet
24 28 (12.90%) ITIL
24 28 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
24 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
25 26 (11.98%) IPsec

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (5.07%) Apache
1 11 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.46%) Lync
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 117 (53.92%) Firewall
2 82 (37.79%) LAN
3 81 (37.33%) WAN
4 72 (33.18%) Cisco ASA
5 59 (27.19%) OSPF
6 54 (24.88%) Network Security
6 54 (24.88%) MPLS
7 44 (20.28%) VPN
8 42 (19.35%) BGP
9 38 (17.51%) TCP/IP
10 35 (16.13%) VoIP
11 32 (14.75%) DNS
12 29 (13.36%) Ethernet
13 28 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (11.98%) IPsec
15 25 (11.52%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (11.06%) Wireless
17 21 (9.68%) BIG-IP
18 19 (8.76%) SAN
19 18 (8.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.92%) MS Access
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 45 (20.74%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.53%) Finance
3 5 (2.30%) Advertising
4 2 (0.92%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (49.77%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 23 (10.60%) IP Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Design Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Network Support
6 19 (8.76%) Consultant
7 17 (7.83%) Support Engineer
8 14 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 14 (6.45%) Network Consultant
9 13 (5.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 13 (5.99%) Network Design Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Analyst
10 11 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.69%) Network Analyst
13 7 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
13 7 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
14 6 (2.76%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) JSP
2 5 (2.30%) HTML
2 5 (2.30%) .NET
2 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.84%) WAP
4 2 (0.92%) VXML
5 1 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.92%) PMI
5 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.92%) SecurID
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.46%) AVVID
6 1 (0.46%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.58%) Windows
2 28 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (9.22%) Linux
4 20 (9.22%) UNIX
5 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.59%) Network Management
2 33 (15.21%) Network Design
3 28 (12.90%) ITIL
4 21 (9.68%) Network Architecture
5 19 (8.76%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.29%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.91%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.99%) Change Management
8 13 (5.99%) Project Management
9 12 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.07%) Service Management
11 10 (4.61%) Fault Management
11 10 (4.61%) Time Management
12 8 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.30%) Demand Forecasting
14 5 (2.30%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (2.30%) eTOM
14 5 (2.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.23%) Perl
2 5 (2.30%) C
2 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.84%) SQL
4 3 (1.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.46%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 217 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (49.31%) CCNA
3 70 (32.26%) Security Cleared
4 63 (29.03%) SC Cleared
5 44 (20.28%) CCIE
6 20 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (8.29%) CCSP
7 18 (8.29%) MCSE
7 18 (8.29%) CISSP
8 17 (7.83%) Degree
9 16 (7.37%) CCIP
10 14 (6.45%) CCDP
11 13 (5.99%) Check Point Certification
11 13 (5.99%) CCSA
12 12 (5.53%) CCSE
12 12 (5.53%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.76%) CCVP
15 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
15 5 (2.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.83%) SLA
2 15 (6.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.61%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.99%) vSphere
2 13 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.84%) XenApp
4 4 (1.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.38%) Nmap
6 2 (0.92%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.92%) Snort
6 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (5.99%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.84%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (1.84%) OpenView
3 4 (1.84%) Netcool
4 3 (1.38%) Nessus
4 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 175 (80.65%) Cisco
2 72 (33.18%) CheckPoint
3 66 (30.41%) Juniper
4 43 (19.82%) F5
5 25 (11.52%) HP
6 23 (10.60%) Microsoft
7 19 (8.76%) VMware
8 17 (7.83%) Nortel
9 11 (5.07%) Blue Coat
9 11 (5.07%) Brocade
10 9 (4.15%) Citrix
11 8 (3.69%) Fortinet
11 8 (3.69%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.69%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.30%) McAfee
12 5 (2.30%) Oracle
12 5 (2.30%) Nokia
13 4 (1.84%) Intel
13 4 (1.84%) Ericsson
13 4 (1.84%) Websense
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