The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 132 158 145
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 111 71 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 0.85% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 3.40% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 29 42
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £396 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +51.11%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2091 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.99% 25.06% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1057 898
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 139
Average hourly rate £17.07 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
CCNP
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
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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 +17 47 £325 +3.17% 10
Hampshire +3 31 £345 +4.54% 9
Surrey +6 11 £363 -3.33% 4
Kent +3 8 £350 +45.83% 3
West Sussex -1 5 £285 -0.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £438 +59.09% 1
East Sussex -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 192 (86.10%) Cisco
3 119 (53.36%) Firewall
4 96 (43.05%) CCNA
5 85 (38.12%) LAN
5 85 (38.12%) WAN
6 81 (36.32%) Juniper
7 80 (35.87%) Security Cleared
8 79 (35.43%) CheckPoint
9 64 (28.70%) OSPF
9 64 (28.70%) SC Cleared
10 59 (26.46%) Cisco ASA
10 59 (26.46%) MPLS
10 59 (26.46%) VPN
11 55 (24.66%) Network Security
12 53 (23.77%) BGP
13 48 (21.52%) Telecoms
14 42 (18.83%) CCIE
14 42 (18.83%) Windows
15 39 (17.49%) Network Design
16 37 (16.59%) F5
17 35 (15.70%) Network Management
18 33 (14.80%) IPsec
19 32 (14.35%) Wireless
19 32 (14.35%) TCP/IP
20 31 (13.90%) VoIP
21 29 (13.00%) Ethernet
22 28 (12.56%) ITIL
23 27 (12.11%) Microsoft
23 27 (12.11%) Cisco PIX

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 14 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.93%) Apache
3 9 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.79%) Lync
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 119 (53.36%) Firewall
2 85 (38.12%) LAN
2 85 (38.12%) WAN
3 64 (28.70%) OSPF
4 59 (26.46%) MPLS
4 59 (26.46%) VPN
4 59 (26.46%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (24.66%) Network Security
6 53 (23.77%) BGP
7 33 (14.80%) IPsec
8 32 (14.35%) Wireless
8 32 (14.35%) TCP/IP
9 31 (13.90%) VoIP
10 29 (13.00%) Ethernet
11 27 (12.11%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (11.66%) DNS
13 25 (11.21%) EIGRP
13 25 (11.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (9.87%) Internet
15 20 (8.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (21.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.38%) Finance
3 3 (1.35%) Advertising
4 2 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 118 (52.91%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.70%) Security Engineer
3 23 (10.31%) Network Security Engineer
3 23 (10.31%) IP Engineer
4 21 (9.42%) Consultant
5 20 (8.97%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (8.52%) Design Engineer
7 18 (8.07%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Network Support
9 15 (6.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (6.28%) Network Consultant
10 14 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (5.83%) Network Support Engineer
12 12 (5.38%) Network Design Engineer
13 10 (4.48%) Architect
14 8 (3.59%) Analyst
14 8 (3.59%) Security Consultant
14 8 (3.59%) Network Architect
15 7 (3.14%) NOC Engineer
15 7 (3.14%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.24%) JSP
2 3 (1.35%) HTML
2 3 (1.35%) .NET
2 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.90%) WAP
3 2 (0.90%) VXML
4 1 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.35%) Mainframe
2 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
3 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
3 2 (0.90%) SecurID
4 1 (0.45%) GIS
4 1 (0.45%) AVVID
4 1 (0.45%) IVR
4 1 (0.45%) CESG
4 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.83%) Windows
2 22 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.62%) Linux
3 17 (7.62%) UNIX
4 14 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.45%) VMS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.49%) Network Design
2 35 (15.70%) Network Management
3 28 (12.56%) ITIL
4 17 (7.62%) Load Balancing
5 16 (7.17%) Network Architecture
6 14 (6.28%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.93%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.93%) Change Management
8 10 (4.48%) Project Management
8 10 (4.48%) Service Management
9 9 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.14%) Time Management
11 6 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.69%) Migration
11 6 (2.69%) Information Security
12 5 (2.24%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (2.24%) Fault Management
12 5 (2.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.24%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.24%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.59%) Perl
2 7 (3.14%) C
3 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.35%) PHP
4 2 (0.90%) SQL
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 223 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (43.05%) CCNA
3 80 (35.87%) Security Cleared
4 64 (28.70%) SC Cleared
5 42 (18.83%) CCIE
6 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.62%) CISSP
8 16 (7.17%) MCSE
9 15 (6.73%) Degree
10 14 (6.28%) CCSE
10 14 (6.28%) CCSP
11 13 (5.83%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (5.38%) CCIP
13 11 (4.93%) CCDP
13 11 (4.93%) DV Cleared
14 10 (4.48%) CCSA
14 10 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (2.24%) CCVP
16 4 (1.79%) HND
16 4 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.07%) SLA
2 13 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.69%) QA
4 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (9.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.38%) vSphere
3 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) XenApp
4 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
6 1 (0.45%) Nmap
6 1 (0.45%) Squid
6 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
4 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.45%) Netcool
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 192 (86.10%) Cisco
2 81 (36.32%) Juniper
3 79 (35.43%) CheckPoint
4 37 (16.59%) F5
5 27 (12.11%) Microsoft
6 22 (9.87%) VMware
7 21 (9.42%) Blue Coat
8 16 (7.17%) HP
9 13 (5.83%) Nortel
9 13 (5.83%) Citrix
10 11 (4.93%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.04%) Brocade
11 9 (4.04%) McAfee
12 7 (3.14%) BT
13 6 (2.69%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.69%) Nokia
14 5 (2.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (2.24%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.79%) Intel
15 4 (1.79%) Tufin
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