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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 134 136 149
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 146 127 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.36% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.65% 5.26% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 66 58
Median daily rate £350 £338 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
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
2583 2414 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.76% 25.91% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1334 1222
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 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 122 101
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.95 £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 27 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 27 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 27 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
Berkshire +2 69 £350 +12.00% 13
Hampshire +15 49 £356 +2.52% 9
Surrey -5 14 £250 -26.47% 8
Oxfordshire +12 5 £275 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £400 -3.03% 6
West Sussex - 4 £433 - 4
Kent -14 1 £325 +44.44% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 254 (88.50%) Cisco
3 119 (41.46%) Firewall
4 105 (36.59%) CCNA
5 97 (33.80%) WAN
6 91 (31.71%) LAN
7 88 (30.66%) Cisco ASA
8 84 (29.27%) Security Cleared
9 75 (26.13%) SC Cleared
10 67 (23.34%) CheckPoint
11 64 (22.30%) Wireless
12 62 (21.60%) Juniper
13 61 (21.25%) BGP
14 57 (19.86%) MPLS
14 57 (19.86%) ITIL
14 57 (19.86%) Data Centre
15 56 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 54 (18.82%) Telecoms
17 46 (16.03%) CCIE
18 45 (15.68%) F5
19 44 (15.33%) Network Security
19 44 (15.33%) OSPF
20 43 (14.98%) VoIP
21 37 (12.89%) VPN
22 36 (12.54%) Network Design
23 35 (12.20%) EIGRP
24 33 (11.50%) TCP/IP
25 32 (11.15%) VMware
26 30 (10.45%) Linux
27 29 (10.10%) DNS

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 4 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.05%) Apache
2 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) PaaS
1 3 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (41.46%) Firewall
2 97 (33.80%) WAN
3 91 (31.71%) LAN
4 88 (30.66%) Cisco ASA
5 64 (22.30%) Wireless
6 61 (21.25%) BGP
7 57 (19.86%) MPLS
8 56 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (15.33%) Network Security
9 44 (15.33%) OSPF
10 43 (14.98%) VoIP
11 37 (12.89%) VPN
12 35 (12.20%) EIGRP
13 33 (11.50%) TCP/IP
14 29 (10.10%) DNS
15 24 (8.36%) SNMP
16 22 (7.67%) IPsec
17 21 (7.32%) DHCP
18 18 (6.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 17 (5.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
1 3 (1.05%) MySQL
1 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (4.18%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.83%) StarTeam
3 7 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.41%) Finance
3 11 (3.83%) Back Office
4 7 (2.44%) Military
4 7 (2.44%) Retail
5 6 (2.09%) Billing
6 4 (1.39%) Local Government
7 3 (1.05%) Legal
8 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (54.01%) Network Engineer
2 61 (21.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (15.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 38 (13.24%) Support Engineer
5 30 (10.45%) Network Support
6 29 (10.10%) Network Support Engineer
7 28 (9.76%) IP Engineer
8 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 25 (8.71%) Design Engineer
10 23 (8.01%) Network Design Engineer
10 23 (8.01%) Senior Network Engineer
11 22 (7.67%) Architect
12 21 (7.32%) Security Engineer
13 17 (5.92%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
13 17 (5.92%) Cisco Support
13 17 (5.92%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 15 (5.23%) Designer
15 14 (4.88%) Senior Design Engineer
15 14 (4.88%) Senior Network Design Engineer
16 12 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.05%) CakePHP
2 3 (1.05%) jQuery
2 3 (1.05%) JSON
2 3 (1.05%) LAMP
2 3 (1.05%) REST
2 3 (1.05%) SOAP
2 3 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.18%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.48%) FlexPod
5 9 (3.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.79%) e-Health
7 6 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.74%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.39%) Clustering
10 3 (1.05%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) IVR
11 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.35%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.35%) Eurex
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
12 1 (0.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.45%) Linux
2 22 (7.67%) Windows
3 18 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.14%) Data ONTAP
5 8 (2.79%) CentOS
6 7 (2.44%) Unix
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.86%) ITIL
2 36 (12.54%) Network Design
3 16 (5.57%) Information Security
3 16 (5.57%) Migration
4 15 (5.23%) Network Management
5 14 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 14 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 13 (4.53%) Capacity Management
7 12 (4.18%) High Availability
8 11 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (3.48%) Requirements Management
9 10 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (3.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 9 (3.14%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (3.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 9 (3.14%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (3.14%) Project Management
11 8 (2.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.57%) C
2 9 (3.14%) Python
3 8 (2.79%) SQL
4 5 (1.74%) Perl
5 4 (1.39%) Ruby
6 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.05%) PHP
6 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.70%) Tcl
7 2 (0.70%) VBScript
8 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 287 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (36.59%) CCNA
3 84 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 75 (26.13%) SC Cleared
5 46 (16.03%) CCIE
6 24 (8.36%) Degree
7 17 (5.92%) CCDP
8 16 (5.57%) CCSE
9 15 (5.23%) CCSA
10 14 (4.88%) HND
11 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (4.18%) CISSP
13 10 (3.48%) MCSE
13 10 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (3.14%) CCVP
14 9 (3.14%) JNCIS
15 8 (2.79%) DV Cleared
15 8 (2.79%) NCDA
16 7 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
16 7 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.57%) QA
2 15 (5.23%) SLA
3 14 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.70%) GLP
5 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.83%) vSphere
3 9 (3.14%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.09%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.05%) vCloud
5 3 (1.05%) XenApp
6 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.70%) iptables
6 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (3.48%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.74%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.39%) Nagios
4 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.39%) Puppet
5 3 (1.05%) OpenView
6 2 (0.70%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (0.70%) vMotion
7 1 (0.35%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 254 (88.50%) Cisco
2 67 (23.34%) CheckPoint
3 62 (21.60%) Juniper
4 45 (15.68%) F5
5 32 (11.15%) VMware
6 18 (6.27%) Palo Alto
7 17 (5.92%) HP
7 17 (5.92%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.53%) Blue Coat
9 10 (3.48%) Huawei
9 10 (3.48%) NetApp
9 10 (3.48%) SolarWinds
10 9 (3.14%) EMC
10 9 (3.14%) Nokia
11 7 (2.44%) Citrix
11 7 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.44%) Remedy
12 6 (2.09%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.74%) CA
13 5 (1.74%) IBM
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