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 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 137 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 149 138 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.55% 1.37% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 5.26% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 60
Median daily rate £363 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
2679 2622 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 26.00% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1658 1416 1265
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 123 118
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +29 66 £400 +15.11% 8
Berkshire +5 58 £363 +3.57% 5
Surrey -12 12 £250 -26.47% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £400 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire +8 4 £275 -14.06% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £433 - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 290 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (88.62%) Cisco
3 113 (38.97%) Firewall
4 104 (35.86%) Cisco ASA
5 100 (34.48%) LAN
6 99 (34.14%) WAN
7 98 (33.79%) CCNA
8 92 (31.72%) Security Cleared
9 83 (28.62%) SC Cleared
10 78 (26.90%) Wireless
11 66 (22.76%) CheckPoint
12 65 (22.41%) BGP
13 59 (20.34%) MPLS
13 59 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 56 (19.31%) Data Centre
15 54 (18.62%) Juniper
15 54 (18.62%) VoIP
16 51 (17.59%) ITIL
17 49 (16.90%) CCIE
18 47 (16.21%) Telecoms
19 44 (15.17%) OSPF
19 44 (15.17%) F5
20 43 (14.83%) Network Security
21 40 (13.79%) EIGRP
22 39 (13.45%) Network Design
23 31 (10.69%) VPN
24 28 (9.66%) TCP/IP
24 28 (9.66%) Finance
25 25 (8.62%) VMware
25 25 (8.62%) SNMP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.72%) Apache
2 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (3.79%) MS Office
2 10 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) IaaS
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (38.97%) Firewall
2 104 (35.86%) Cisco ASA
3 100 (34.48%) LAN
4 99 (34.14%) WAN
5 78 (26.90%) Wireless
6 65 (22.41%) BGP
7 59 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 59 (20.34%) MPLS
8 54 (18.62%) VoIP
9 44 (15.17%) OSPF
10 43 (14.83%) Network Security
11 40 (13.79%) EIGRP
12 31 (10.69%) VPN
13 28 (9.66%) TCP/IP
14 25 (8.62%) SNMP
15 23 (7.93%) DNS
16 19 (6.55%) SSL
17 18 (6.21%) Internet
17 18 (6.21%) IPsec
18 17 (5.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.72%) MongoDB
1 5 (1.72%) MySQL
1 5 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (4.14%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.79%) StarTeam
3 10 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.72%) PHPUnit
4 5 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 47 (16.21%) Telecoms
2 28 (9.66%) Finance
3 11 (3.79%) Back Office
4 7 (2.41%) Retail
5 6 (2.07%) Military
6 5 (1.72%) Billing
7 4 (1.38%) Banking
7 4 (1.38%) Local Government
8 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (54.48%) Network Engineer
2 72 (24.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 53 (18.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (12.76%) Support Engineer
5 28 (9.66%) IP Engineer
5 28 (9.66%) Network Support
5 28 (9.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 28 (9.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 27 (9.31%) Design Engineer
6 27 (9.31%) Network Support Engineer
7 25 (8.62%) Network Design Engineer
8 18 (6.21%) Cisco Support
8 18 (6.21%) Security Engineer
9 17 (5.86%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 17 (5.86%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 16 (5.52%) Architect
10 16 (5.52%) Senior Design Engineer
10 16 (5.52%) Senior Network Design Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) Consultant
11 14 (4.83%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.10%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.72%) CakePHP
2 5 (1.72%) jQuery
2 5 (1.72%) JSON
2 5 (1.72%) LAMP
2 5 (1.72%) REST
2 5 (1.72%) SOAP
2 5 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.48%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.45%) FlexPod
5 8 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.76%) e-Health
6 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.72%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.03%) Clustering
7 3 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.03%) PKI
7 3 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Eurex
8 1 (0.34%) IVR
8 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.93%) Linux
2 17 (5.86%) Windows
3 13 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.45%) Unix
5 9 (3.10%) CentOS
5 9 (3.10%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.59%) ITIL
2 39 (13.45%) Network Design
3 22 (7.59%) Migration
4 15 (5.17%) High Availability
5 13 (4.48%) Configuration Management
5 13 (4.48%) Information Security
5 13 (4.48%) Project Management
6 12 (4.14%) Capacity Management
6 12 (4.14%) Load Balancing
6 12 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (3.79%) Change Management
7 11 (3.79%) Requirements Management
8 10 (3.45%) Network Management
9 9 (3.10%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.10%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (3.10%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (3.10%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.76%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 8 (2.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.86%) C
2 10 (3.45%) SQL
3 9 (3.10%) Python
4 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.72%) Perl
4 5 (1.72%) PHP
5 4 (1.38%) Ruby
6 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.69%) Tcl
7 2 (0.69%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 290 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (33.79%) CCNA
3 92 (31.72%) Security Cleared
4 83 (28.62%) SC Cleared
5 49 (16.90%) CCIE
6 21 (7.24%) Degree
7 15 (5.17%) CCDP
8 13 (4.48%) CCSA
8 13 (4.48%) CCSE
8 13 (4.48%) CCVP
8 13 (4.48%) HND
9 11 (3.79%) CISSP
10 9 (3.10%) JNCIS
10 9 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (2.76%) HNC
11 8 (2.76%) JNCIA
11 8 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.76%) NCDA
12 7 (2.41%) CCNP Voice
12 7 (2.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.21%) QA
2 12 (4.14%) SLA
3 10 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.69%) GLP
5 2 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.45%) vSphere
3 8 (2.76%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.03%) vCloud
6 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.69%) iptables
6 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (5.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 9 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (3.10%) Cisco UCCX
2 9 (3.10%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (3.10%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.03%) Nagios
4 3 (1.03%) OpenView
4 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) Puppet
5 2 (0.69%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.69%) vMotion
6 1 (0.34%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 257 (88.62%) Cisco
2 66 (22.76%) CheckPoint
3 54 (18.62%) Juniper
4 44 (15.17%) F5
5 25 (8.62%) VMware
6 22 (7.59%) HP
7 18 (6.21%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.48%) Blue Coat
8 13 (4.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.48%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.45%) NetApp
10 9 (3.10%) Nokia
11 8 (2.76%) EMC
12 7 (2.41%) Verint
13 6 (2.07%) Huawei
14 5 (1.72%) BT
14 5 (1.72%) CA
14 5 (1.72%) IBM
14 5 (1.72%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.38%) Fortinet
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