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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 128 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 138 102 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.11% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 4.31% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 31
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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 £233 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.29 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
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
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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 +21 62 £290 -9.01% 15
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £413 -12.00% 6
Hampshire -12 18 £350 +0.72% 3
Oxfordshire -11 13 £323 -0.76% 4
West Sussex -3 9 £375 +31.57% 3
Kent -5 7 - - 2
Surrey -5 7 £338 -6.57% 8
Middlesex +4 2 £265 - 1
East Sussex -6 1 £250 -33.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (81.88%) Cisco
3 157 (56.88%) CCNA
4 135 (48.91%) Firewall
5 116 (42.03%) LAN
6 105 (38.04%) WAN
7 81 (29.35%) CheckPoint
8 79 (28.62%) BGP
9 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
10 72 (26.09%) OSPF
11 70 (25.36%) Telecoms
12 67 (24.28%) F5
13 62 (22.46%) Juniper
14 58 (21.01%) Security Cleared
15 57 (20.65%) VPN
16 56 (20.29%) TCP/IP
16 56 (20.29%) ITIL
17 54 (19.57%) MPLS
18 53 (19.20%) Network Design
19 50 (18.12%) Data Centre
20 48 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
21 43 (15.58%) SC Cleared
22 42 (15.22%) Network Security
22 42 (15.22%) EIGRP
23 41 (14.86%) CCIE
24 40 (14.49%) VoIP
25 36 (13.04%) Wireless
26 32 (11.59%) VMware
27 31 (11.23%) Load Balancing
28 29 (10.51%) DNS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (2.54%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.54%) Lync
2 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.45%) IIS
2 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.36%) CloudStack
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.26%) MS Office
4 6 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (48.91%) Firewall
2 116 (42.03%) LAN
3 105 (38.04%) WAN
4 79 (28.62%) BGP
5 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
6 72 (26.09%) OSPF
7 57 (20.65%) VPN
8 56 (20.29%) TCP/IP
9 54 (19.57%) MPLS
10 48 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (15.22%) Network Security
11 42 (15.22%) EIGRP
12 40 (14.49%) VoIP
13 36 (13.04%) Wireless
14 29 (10.51%) DNS
15 27 (9.78%) Ethernet
16 25 (9.06%) SSL
16 25 (9.06%) Internet
17 22 (7.97%) DHCP
18 21 (7.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.81%) MS Access
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.72%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 70 (25.36%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.52%) Finance
3 4 (1.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Retail
4 3 (1.09%) Billing
4 3 (1.09%) Local Government
5 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 138 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 31 (11.23%) Support Engineer
3 27 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (7.61%) Architect
5 20 (7.25%) Network Support
5 20 (7.25%) IP Engineer
6 19 (6.88%) Security Engineer
7 18 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Network Architect
10 12 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (3.99%) IP Network Engineer
12 10 (3.62%) Consultant
13 9 (3.26%) Analyst
13 9 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (3.26%) Implementation Engineer
14 7 (2.54%) Network Specialist
15 6 (2.17%) Network Consultant
15 6 (2.17%) Network Analyst
15 6 (2.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.62%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.54%) CSS
3 5 (1.81%) XML
4 3 (1.09%) XMPP
5 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.36%) YAML
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.12%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.26%) PKI
4 7 (2.54%) e-Health
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.45%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Handset
9 1 (0.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.51%) Windows
2 25 (9.06%) Linux
3 15 (5.43%) UNIX
4 13 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.17%) Solaris
8 5 (1.81%) CentOS
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.29%) ITIL
2 53 (19.20%) Network Design
3 31 (11.23%) Load Balancing
4 23 (8.33%) Migration
5 19 (6.88%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.16%) ITIL V3
7 15 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.71%) Network Management
9 11 (3.99%) Validation
10 9 (3.26%) Service Management
10 9 (3.26%) CRM
11 8 (2.90%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (2.54%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.17%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.17%) Open Source
13 6 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.43%) SQL
2 7 (2.54%) Perl
3 5 (1.81%) C
4 2 (0.72%) Java
4 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 276 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (56.88%) CCNA
3 58 (21.01%) Security Cleared
4 43 (15.58%) SC Cleared
5 41 (14.86%) CCIE
6 29 (10.51%) CCDP
7 27 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (8.33%) CCSE
9 22 (7.97%) Degree
10 19 (6.88%) CCSA
11 18 (6.52%) DV Cleared
12 17 (6.16%) MCSA
13 16 (5.80%) Network+ Certification
13 16 (5.80%) A+ Certification
14 15 (5.43%) CCSP
15 12 (4.35%) JNCIS
16 11 (3.99%) CCVP
16 11 (3.99%) CCIP
17 10 (3.62%) CISSP
17 10 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.61%) SLA
2 10 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.17%) QA
4 5 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.81%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.09%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) TickIT
6 1 (0.36%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.62%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.90%) vSphere
5 6 (2.17%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.17%) XenApp
6 5 (1.81%) iptables
6 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.09%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.36%) XenServer
9 1 (0.36%) Snort
9 1 (0.36%) Squid
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (4.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.54%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.17%) Puppet
3 6 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (1.81%) Cacti
5 4 (1.45%) Foglight
6 3 (1.09%) OpenView
6 3 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.09%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.72%) SCCM
7 2 (0.72%) Netcool
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.36%) Iperf
8 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 226 (81.88%) Cisco
2 81 (29.35%) CheckPoint
3 67 (24.28%) F5
4 62 (22.46%) Juniper
5 32 (11.59%) VMware
6 21 (7.61%) Microsoft
7 18 (6.52%) Citrix
8 17 (6.16%) Blue Coat
9 16 (5.80%) HP
10 13 (4.71%) McAfee
11 12 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.99%) Nokia
13 9 (3.26%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.90%) Huawei
15 7 (2.54%) Tufin
15 7 (2.54%) Oracle
15 7 (2.54%) CA
15 7 (2.54%) Avaya
16 6 (2.17%) Sun
16 6 (2.17%) Veritas
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