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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 144 160 146
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 108 79 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.92% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.11% 3.97% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 44 31
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+109.30% -23.21%
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
2627 1989 2210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.54% 23.16% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1044 985
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 99 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 October 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
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 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 38 £350 -12.50% 17
Hampshire -18 30 £333 +0.75% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £344 +44.73% 3
Surrey +7 11 £325 -13.33% 5
Oxfordshire -10 5 £338 +125.00%
Kent - 5 £413 - 3
Middlesex 0 2 - -
East Sussex -16 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (81.95%) Cisco
3 113 (55.12%) CCNA
4 110 (53.66%) Firewall
5 77 (37.56%) WAN
6 74 (36.10%) LAN
7 71 (34.63%) Security Cleared
8 68 (33.17%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (31.22%) SC Cleared
10 62 (30.24%) CheckPoint
11 55 (26.83%) Juniper
12 51 (24.88%) OSPF
13 47 (22.93%) Network Security
14 46 (22.44%) MPLS
15 42 (20.49%) Windows
16 41 (20.00%) Telecoms
17 40 (19.51%) F5
18 39 (19.02%) CCIE
19 37 (18.05%) ITIL
20 35 (17.07%) VPN
20 35 (17.07%) BGP
21 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
22 28 (13.66%) Ethernet
22 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
23 27 (13.17%) Network Design
24 26 (12.68%) Network Management
25 25 (12.20%) VoIP
25 25 (12.20%) DNS
26 24 (11.71%) SLA
26 24 (11.71%) Active Directory

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (2.44%) Apache
5 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Lync
7 1 (0.49%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (53.66%) Firewall
2 77 (37.56%) WAN
3 74 (36.10%) LAN
4 68 (33.17%) Cisco ASA
5 51 (24.88%) OSPF
6 47 (22.93%) Network Security
7 46 (22.44%) MPLS
8 35 (17.07%) VPN
8 35 (17.07%) BGP
9 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
10 28 (13.66%) Ethernet
11 25 (12.20%) VoIP
11 25 (12.20%) DNS
12 24 (11.71%) Wireless
13 22 (10.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (10.24%) SAN
14 21 (10.24%) Cisco PIX
15 18 (8.78%) DHCP
15 18 (8.78%) IPsec
16 16 (7.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.46%) MS Access
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.98%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.83%) Finance
3 4 (1.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) German Language
4 1 (0.49%) Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 90 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 23 (11.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (9.76%) Security Engineer
4 19 (9.27%) IP Engineer
5 16 (7.80%) Analyst
6 15 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (6.83%) Network Support
8 12 (5.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Design Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Consultant
9 10 (4.88%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.39%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (4.39%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.90%) NOC Engineer
12 7 (3.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 7 (3.41%) Architect
12 7 (3.41%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 5 (2.44%) JSP
1 5 (2.44%) HTML
1 5 (2.44%) .NET
2 4 (1.95%) WAP
3 2 (0.98%) XML
3 2 (0.98%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.95%) AVVID
3 4 (1.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.98%) SecurID
5 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.98%) PMI
5 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.49%) Windows
2 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (6.83%) UNIX
4 14 (6.83%) Linux
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.98%) SUSE
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.05%) ITIL
2 27 (13.17%) Network Design
3 26 (12.68%) Network Management
4 23 (11.22%) Network Architecture
5 21 (10.24%) Incident Management
5 21 (10.24%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.78%) Fault Management
6 18 (8.78%) Change Management
7 13 (6.34%) Project Management
8 12 (5.85%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.37%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.41%) Time Management
10 7 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.41%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.41%) Service Management
10 7 (3.41%) Migration
10 7 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.44%) eTOM
11 5 (2.44%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.44%) Perl
1 5 (2.44%) SQL
2 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.49%) C
3 1 (0.49%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 205 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (55.12%) CCNA
3 71 (34.63%) Security Cleared
4 64 (31.22%) SC Cleared
5 39 (19.02%) CCIE
6 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (8.78%) CCIP
7 18 (8.78%) MCSE
8 17 (8.29%) CCSE
9 15 (7.32%) Degree
10 14 (6.83%) CCSA
11 13 (6.34%) DV Cleared
12 12 (5.85%) CISSP
12 12 (5.85%) CCSP
13 10 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (3.41%) CCDP
15 5 (2.44%) ISTQB
15 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (2.44%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.71%) SLA
2 9 (4.39%) QA
3 8 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) COBIT
4 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.34%) vSphere
3 12 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.93%) XenApp
6 6 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.46%) Nmap
8 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.98%) UAG
9 1 (0.49%) Xen
9 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.90%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.95%) OpenView
3 4 (1.95%) Netcool
3 4 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.46%) Nessus
5 2 (0.98%) Foglight
5 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 168 (81.95%) Cisco
2 62 (30.24%) CheckPoint
3 55 (26.83%) Juniper
4 40 (19.51%) F5
5 24 (11.71%) HP
6 22 (10.73%) VMware
7 20 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 19 (9.27%) Nortel
9 17 (8.29%) Blue Coat
10 16 (7.80%) Citrix
11 10 (4.88%) Nokia
12 9 (4.39%) SolarWinds
13 8 (3.90%) Fortinet
14 7 (3.41%) Brocade
15 6 (2.93%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.44%) Websense
16 5 (2.44%) Oracle
17 4 (1.95%) BT
17 4 (1.95%) Radware
17 4 (1.95%) Tufin
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 6 days ago