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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 135 136 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 147 120 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 5.24% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 41
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£340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £41.29 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.42% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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
2591 2288 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.16% 24.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1181 1063
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 104 105
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.91 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +4 57 £300 +9.09% 16
Buckinghamshire +10 27 £400 +14.28% 5
Oxfordshire -1 20 £350 +3.70% 1
West Sussex -1 13 £350 +59.09% 1
Hampshire -23 10 £350 +2.94% 4
Kent +7 9 £363 -3.33%
Surrey -5 8 £319 -3.77% 12
East Sussex +5 2 £254 -32.33%
Middlesex +4 1 £265 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 220 (82.40%) Cisco
3 151 (56.55%) CCNA
4 137 (51.31%) Firewall
5 116 (43.45%) LAN
6 110 (41.20%) WAN
7 89 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 82 (30.71%) BGP
9 76 (28.46%) OSPF
10 75 (28.09%) Telecoms
11 73 (27.34%) F5
12 67 (25.09%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (25.09%) Juniper
13 66 (24.72%) VPN
14 59 (22.10%) TCP/IP
15 57 (21.35%) MPLS
16 55 (20.60%) ITIL
17 53 (19.85%) Network Design
18 50 (18.73%) Security Cleared
18 50 (18.73%) Data Centre
19 48 (17.98%) Network Security
20 44 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
21 41 (15.36%) Load Balancing
22 40 (14.98%) Wireless
23 38 (14.23%) EIGRP
24 37 (13.86%) SC Cleared
25 36 (13.48%) CCIE
25 36 (13.48%) DNS
26 34 (12.73%) VoIP
26 34 (12.73%) VMware

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (1.87%) Lync
2 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.37%) CloudStack
Applications
1 24 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.62%) MS Office
4 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 137 (51.31%) Firewall
2 116 (43.45%) LAN
3 110 (41.20%) WAN
4 82 (30.71%) BGP
5 76 (28.46%) OSPF
6 67 (25.09%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (24.72%) VPN
8 59 (22.10%) TCP/IP
9 57 (21.35%) MPLS
10 48 (17.98%) Network Security
11 44 (16.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (14.98%) Wireless
13 38 (14.23%) EIGRP
14 36 (13.48%) DNS
15 34 (12.73%) VoIP
16 33 (12.36%) SSL
17 30 (11.24%) DHCP
18 28 (10.49%) Ethernet
18 28 (10.49%) Cisco IOS
19 23 (8.61%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.87%) MS Access
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 75 (28.09%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.61%) Finance
3 5 (1.87%) Banking
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
5 3 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (46.82%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.86%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (8.99%) Architect
5 22 (8.24%) Network Support
6 17 (6.37%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Security Engineer
7 16 (5.99%) Network Architect
8 15 (5.62%) Consultant
8 15 (5.62%) IP Engineer
9 12 (4.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (4.12%) Network Specialist
11 10 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Implementation Engineer
13 6 (2.25%) Analyst
13 6 (2.25%) IP Network Engineer
13 6 (2.25%) Data Centre Engineer
14 5 (1.87%) Network Consultant
14 5 (1.87%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.49%) 802.1X
2 11 (4.12%) CSS
3 5 (1.87%) XML
4 2 (0.75%) XMPP
5 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.37%) YAML
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.37%) e-Health
4 7 (2.62%) PKI
5 6 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.87%) Clustering
6 5 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Handset
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) GIS
9 1 (0.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.24%) Linux
2 21 (7.87%) Windows
3 13 (4.87%) UNIX
4 11 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.25%) CentOS
6 6 (2.25%) Solaris
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.60%) ITIL
2 53 (19.85%) Network Design
3 41 (15.36%) Load Balancing
4 22 (8.24%) Migration
5 16 (5.99%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (5.24%) ITIL V3
8 13 (4.87%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (4.12%) Network Management
9 11 (4.12%) Validation
9 11 (4.12%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (3.00%) Service Management
10 8 (3.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.62%) CRM
11 7 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (2.62%) Open Source
12 6 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (2.25%) Performance Management
12 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (2.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.62%) SQL
2 8 (3.00%) Perl
3 5 (1.87%) C
4 2 (0.75%) Java
4 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.37%) PHP
5 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.37%) C#
5 1 (0.37%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (56.55%) CCNA
3 50 (18.73%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.86%) SC Cleared
5 36 (13.48%) CCIE
6 33 (12.36%) CCDP
7 27 (10.11%) CCSE
8 25 (9.36%) CCSA
9 21 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (7.12%) Degree
11 18 (6.74%) CCSP
12 16 (5.99%) CISSP
12 16 (5.99%) DV Cleared
13 13 (4.87%) MCSA
14 12 (4.49%) A+ Certification
14 12 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (4.49%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (4.12%) JNCIS
16 10 (3.75%) CCVP
17 9 (3.37%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) SLA
1 16 (5.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (4.49%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.50%) QA
4 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) TickIT
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.37%) ProxySG
3 10 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.62%) XenApp
4 7 (2.62%) vSphere
5 6 (2.25%) iptables
6 5 (1.87%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.50%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.37%) Snort
9 1 (0.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) Cacti
1 9 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (3.37%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (3.37%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (2.62%) Puppet
3 6 (2.25%) OpenView
4 5 (1.87%) Foglight
5 4 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.12%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.75%) SCCM
7 2 (0.75%) Netcool
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.37%) Iperf
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 220 (82.40%) Cisco
2 89 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 73 (27.34%) F5
4 67 (25.09%) Juniper
5 34 (12.73%) VMware
6 23 (8.61%) Blue Coat
7 18 (6.74%) McAfee
7 18 (6.74%) Citrix
8 17 (6.37%) HP
8 17 (6.37%) Nokia
9 16 (5.99%) Microsoft
9 16 (5.99%) Fortinet
10 15 (5.62%) SolarWinds
11 14 (5.24%) Tufin
12 13 (4.87%) TippingPoint
13 11 (4.12%) Avaya
14 9 (3.37%) CA
15 7 (2.62%) Oracle
15 7 (2.62%) Aruba
16 6 (2.25%) Huawei
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