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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 129 137 148
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 129 108 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.21% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 4.47% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 49
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£337 £351 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.99% +21.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £26.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 - £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 - £29.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
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
2387 2417 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.58% 26.99% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1207 1114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 103 125
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +8 56 £300 -14.28% 10
Hampshire +2 32 £347 +7.74% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 20 £413 -12.00% 7
Surrey +6 12 £340 -13.65% 10
Kent +1 3 £225 -38.35%
Middlesex +8 2 £313 +1.62%
East Sussex -13 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire -22 1 £250 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 256 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 222 (86.72%) Cisco
3 134 (52.34%) Firewall
4 129 (50.39%) CCNA
5 108 (42.19%) LAN
6 98 (38.28%) Cisco ASA
7 94 (36.72%) WAN
8 84 (32.81%) CheckPoint
9 81 (31.64%) Telecoms
10 76 (29.69%) OSPF
11 72 (28.13%) F5
12 68 (26.56%) Security Cleared
13 67 (26.17%) ITIL
14 63 (24.61%) BGP
15 61 (23.83%) Juniper
16 58 (22.66%) MPLS
17 56 (21.88%) VPN
18 55 (21.48%) SC Cleared
19 48 (18.75%) Network Security
20 45 (17.58%) TCP/IP
21 44 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
22 42 (16.41%) Wireless
23 39 (15.23%) EIGRP
24 38 (14.84%) Network Design
25 35 (13.67%) CCIE
26 33 (12.89%) Validation
27 32 (12.50%) VMware
28 31 (12.11%) SLA
28 31 (12.11%) Microsoft
29 29 (11.33%) VoIP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.56%) Lync
2 4 (1.56%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (2.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) IaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 134 (52.34%) Firewall
2 108 (42.19%) LAN
3 98 (38.28%) Cisco ASA
4 94 (36.72%) WAN
5 76 (29.69%) OSPF
6 63 (24.61%) BGP
7 58 (22.66%) MPLS
8 56 (21.88%) VPN
9 48 (18.75%) Network Security
10 45 (17.58%) TCP/IP
11 44 (17.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 42 (16.41%) Wireless
13 39 (15.23%) EIGRP
14 29 (11.33%) VoIP
15 26 (10.16%) Internet
16 25 (9.77%) Ethernet
16 25 (9.77%) SSL
17 23 (8.98%) IPsec
17 23 (8.98%) WLAN
18 22 (8.59%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.17%) MS Access
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.78%) StarTeam
General
1 81 (31.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.34%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Retail
4 4 (1.56%) Back Office
5 3 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (53.52%) Network Engineer
2 37 (14.45%) IP Engineer
3 30 (11.72%) Security Engineer
4 28 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 20 (7.81%) Network Support
6 18 (7.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (6.25%) Architect
7 16 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 15 (5.86%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.86%) IP Network Engineer
9 14 (5.47%) Test Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Design Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Consultant
11 12 (4.69%) Network Specialist
12 10 (3.91%) Network Consultant
13 9 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 8 (3.13%) Network Architect
14 8 (3.13%) Analyst
15 7 (2.73%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) XML
2 2 (0.78%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.39%) HTML
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.69%) PKI
2 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.91%) SecurID
4 6 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.95%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.78%) e-Health
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) GIS
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.39%) Open Source
8 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.33%) Windows
2 17 (6.64%) Linux
3 11 (4.30%) UNIX
4 9 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.95%) Solaris
7 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.17%) ITIL
2 38 (14.84%) Network Design
3 33 (12.89%) Validation
4 25 (9.77%) Load Balancing
5 24 (9.38%) Network Management
6 19 (7.42%) Migration
7 17 (6.64%) ITIL V3
8 15 (5.86%) Incident Management
8 15 (5.86%) Test Strategy
9 13 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.30%) eTOM
12 9 (3.52%) CRM
13 8 (3.13%) Change Management
13 8 (3.13%) Service Management
13 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (2.73%) Demand Forecasting
15 6 (2.34%) Performance Management
15 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2
15 6 (2.34%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.91%) SQL
2 4 (1.56%) Perl
3 3 (1.17%) C
4 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.78%) Java
5 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.39%) C#
5 1 (0.39%) PHP
5 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 256 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (50.39%) CCNA
3 68 (26.56%) Security Cleared
4 55 (21.48%) SC Cleared
5 35 (13.67%) CCIE
6 28 (10.94%) CCDP
7 25 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (9.77%) Degree
8 22 (8.59%) JNCIS
9 20 (7.81%) DV Cleared
10 17 (6.64%) MCSA
11 16 (6.25%) A+ Certification
11 16 (6.25%) CCSE
11 16 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (5.47%) CISSP
12 14 (5.47%) CCSA
13 11 (4.30%) CCIP
14 9 (3.52%) CCVP
15 8 (3.13%) HND
16 7 (2.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.11%) SLA
2 16 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.73%) QA
4 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.78%) GPG13
5 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) TickIT
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.73%) Firmware
4 6 (2.34%) vSphere
4 6 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.17%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.17%) XenApp
8 2 (0.78%) Squid
9 1 (0.39%) Snort
9 1 (0.39%) XenServer
9 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.91%) TrustSec
3 5 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.17%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.78%) SCCM
5 2 (0.78%) Netcool
5 2 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.39%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Iperf
Vendors
1 222 (86.72%) Cisco
2 84 (32.81%) CheckPoint
3 72 (28.13%) F5
4 61 (23.83%) Juniper
5 32 (12.50%) VMware
6 31 (12.11%) Microsoft
7 17 (6.64%) Fortinet
7 17 (6.64%) Citrix
8 14 (5.47%) Blue Coat
9 12 (4.69%) CA
10 11 (4.30%) HP
11 9 (3.52%) McAfee
11 9 (3.52%) Tufin
11 9 (3.52%) AlgoSec
12 6 (2.34%) Nokia
12 6 (2.34%) Huawei
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle
14 4 (1.56%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.56%) Sun
14 4 (1.56%) Mercator
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