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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 110 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +39
Contract jobs citing CCNP 151 134 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.40% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.40% 5.12% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 66 39
Average daily rate £365 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £248 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £56.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.11 - £55.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 - £143.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Hampshire +58 85 £400 +6.66% 9
Berkshire -13 42 £365 +21.66% 25
Buckinghamshire +10 9 £260 -31.12% 7
Surrey -16 9 £273 -16.15% 20
East Sussex +12 2 £325 -18.75%
Oxfordshire +2 1 - - 5
Kent -14 1 - - 4
Middlesex - 1 £438 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £313 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (88.56%) Cisco
3 122 (45.02%) Firewall
4 102 (37.64%) CCNA
5 100 (36.90%) WAN
6 99 (36.53%) Cisco ASA
7 98 (36.16%) LAN
8 83 (30.63%) Wireless
9 74 (27.31%) Security Cleared
10 73 (26.94%) CheckPoint
11 65 (23.99%) Juniper
11 65 (23.99%) SC Cleared
12 62 (22.88%) BGP
13 56 (20.66%) MPLS
13 56 (20.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 52 (19.19%) ITIL
15 51 (18.82%) OSPF
16 50 (18.45%) CCIE
17 49 (18.08%) VoIP
18 48 (17.71%) Telecoms
19 46 (16.97%) Data Centre
19 46 (16.97%) Network Security
20 44 (16.24%) F5
20 44 (16.24%) Network Design
21 37 (13.65%) EIGRP
22 35 (12.92%) VPN
23 32 (11.81%) DNS
24 29 (10.70%) TCP/IP
25 28 (10.33%) Finance
25 28 (10.33%) Migration

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.95%) Apache
2 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (4.80%) MS Office
2 12 (4.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) IaaS
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (45.02%) Firewall
2 100 (36.90%) WAN
3 99 (36.53%) Cisco ASA
4 98 (36.16%) LAN
5 83 (30.63%) Wireless
6 62 (22.88%) BGP
7 56 (20.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 56 (20.66%) MPLS
8 51 (18.82%) OSPF
9 49 (18.08%) VoIP
10 46 (16.97%) Network Security
11 37 (13.65%) EIGRP
12 35 (12.92%) VPN
13 32 (11.81%) DNS
14 29 (10.70%) TCP/IP
15 27 (9.96%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (8.12%) DHCP
17 21 (7.75%) Cisco Wireless
17 21 (7.75%) VLAN
18 20 (7.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.95%) MongoDB
1 8 (2.95%) MySQL
1 8 (2.95%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (3.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (3.32%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (3.32%) StarTeam
3 8 (2.95%) PHPUnit
3 8 (2.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (17.71%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.33%) Finance
3 7 (2.58%) Back Office
4 6 (2.21%) Military
5 5 (1.85%) Banking
6 3 (1.11%) Local Government
7 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (51.66%) Network Engineer
2 71 (26.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 52 (19.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (12.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (9.59%) Network Support
5 26 (9.59%) Support Engineer
6 25 (9.23%) Design Engineer
7 21 (7.75%) Consultant
7 21 (7.75%) Network Design Engineer
8 20 (7.38%) Network Support Engineer
9 18 (6.64%) Cisco Support
10 17 (6.27%) IP Engineer
11 16 (5.90%) Senior Design Engineer
12 15 (5.54%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) Senior Network Design Engineer
13 14 (5.17%) Voice Engineer
14 13 (4.80%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
14 13 (4.80%) Network Consultant
15 12 (4.43%) Architect
15 12 (4.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.32%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.95%) CakePHP
2 8 (2.95%) jQuery
2 8 (2.95%) JSON
2 8 (2.95%) LAMP
2 8 (2.95%) REST
2 8 (2.95%) SOAP
2 8 (2.95%) XML
3 3 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.97%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.95%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.58%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.21%) Clustering
7 4 (1.48%) e-Health
7 4 (1.48%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) CESG
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.64%) Windows
2 17 (6.27%) Linux
3 11 (4.06%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.69%) Unix
5 8 (2.95%) CentOS
5 8 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.19%) ITIL
2 44 (16.24%) Network Design
3 28 (10.33%) Migration
4 16 (5.90%) Load Balancing
5 13 (4.80%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.80%) Network Management
5 13 (4.80%) Project Management
5 13 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (4.43%) Change Management
7 11 (4.06%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.69%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.69%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (3.32%) Information Security
9 9 (3.32%) Requirements Management
10 8 (2.95%) Capacity Management
10 8 (2.95%) High Availability
10 8 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (2.95%) OO PHP
10 8 (2.95%) SDLC
10 8 (2.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.54%) C
1 15 (5.54%) SQL
2 9 (3.32%) PHP
3 8 (2.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.11%) Perl
4 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.37%) Java
6 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 271 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (37.64%) CCNA
3 74 (27.31%) Security Cleared
4 65 (23.99%) SC Cleared
5 50 (18.45%) CCIE
6 18 (6.64%) Degree
7 16 (5.90%) CCVP
8 14 (5.17%) CCSA
9 13 (4.80%) CCDP
10 11 (4.06%) HND
11 10 (3.69%) CCSE
11 10 (3.69%) CISSP
11 10 (3.69%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.58%) CCNP Voice
13 6 (2.21%) CCENT
13 6 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (2.21%) DV Cleared
13 6 (2.21%) HNC
13 6 (2.21%) MCSE
13 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.75%) QA
2 15 (5.54%) SLA
3 6 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.48%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.48%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.11%) iptables
4 3 (1.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 13 (4.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.95%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (2.58%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.85%) OpenView
6 4 (1.48%) Cacti
7 3 (1.11%) Nessus
8 2 (0.74%) BMC Marimba
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.74%) vMotion
9 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.37%) Foglight
9 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 240 (88.56%) Cisco
2 73 (26.94%) CheckPoint
3 65 (23.99%) Juniper
4 44 (16.24%) F5
5 27 (9.96%) Palo Alto
6 20 (7.38%) HP
7 18 (6.64%) VMware
8 16 (5.90%) Microsoft
9 15 (5.54%) SolarWinds
10 13 (4.80%) Intel Security
11 10 (3.69%) Blue Coat
11 10 (3.69%) Nokia
12 8 (2.95%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.21%) Aruba
13 6 (2.21%) Citrix
13 6 (2.21%) Verint
14 5 (1.85%) Cyberoam
14 5 (1.85%) IronPort
15 4 (1.48%) Qualys
15 4 (1.48%) TippingPoint
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