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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 122 160 132
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 151 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.17% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.05% 4.71% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 51 75
Median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £41.29 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -8.24%
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
2495 2334 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.04% 24.80% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1314 1230
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 123 101
Median hourly rate £38.75 £21.55 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.81% +24.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 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 +8 66 £375 +25.00% 11
Hampshire +44 55 £375 - 15
Surrey +2 10 £380 +26.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £525 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +14 5 £313 +25.00% 1
West Sussex -8 5 £398 +6.06% 1
Kent +5 1 £325 - 4
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (88.52%) Cisco
3 136 (44.59%) Firewall
4 121 (39.67%) CCNA
5 116 (38.03%) WAN
6 108 (35.41%) LAN
7 99 (32.46%) Security Cleared
8 89 (29.18%) SC Cleared
9 88 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
10 82 (26.89%) CheckPoint
11 68 (22.30%) Network Security
12 65 (21.31%) Data Centre
12 65 (21.31%) Wireless
13 60 (19.67%) Juniper
13 60 (19.67%) BGP
14 57 (18.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 56 (18.36%) MPLS
15 56 (18.36%) ITIL
16 54 (17.70%) VoIP
17 46 (15.08%) Telecoms
17 46 (15.08%) OSPF
18 43 (14.10%) CCIE
18 43 (14.10%) F5
19 42 (13.77%) Linux
20 39 (12.79%) VMware
21 38 (12.46%) TCP/IP
22 37 (12.13%) VPN
23 34 (11.15%) Palo Alto
24 30 (9.84%) EIGRP
25 29 (9.51%) 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 7 (2.30%) Apache
2 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) PaaS
1 3 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 136 (44.59%) Firewall
2 116 (38.03%) WAN
3 108 (35.41%) LAN
4 88 (28.85%) Cisco ASA
5 68 (22.30%) Network Security
6 65 (21.31%) Wireless
7 60 (19.67%) BGP
8 57 (18.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 56 (18.36%) MPLS
10 54 (17.70%) VoIP
11 46 (15.08%) OSPF
12 38 (12.46%) TCP/IP
13 37 (12.13%) VPN
14 30 (9.84%) EIGRP
15 29 (9.51%) DNS
16 25 (8.20%) IPsec
17 24 (7.87%) SNMP
18 20 (6.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 19 (6.23%) Ethernet
20 18 (5.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.30%) MongoDB
1 7 (2.30%) MySQL
1 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (2.95%) StarTeam
3 8 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (2.30%) PHPUnit
4 7 (2.30%) Subversion
5 5 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (15.08%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.52%) Finance
3 8 (2.62%) Back Office
4 7 (2.30%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Billing
5 6 (1.97%) Military
6 3 (0.98%) Legal
6 3 (0.98%) Local Government
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (54.75%) Network Engineer
2 52 (17.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (14.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 37 (12.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (12.13%) Support Engineer
5 29 (9.51%) Network Support
6 28 (9.18%) Network Support Engineer
6 28 (9.18%) Security Engineer
7 25 (8.20%) Architect
8 23 (7.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (6.89%) Firewall Engineer
10 20 (6.56%) Design Engineer
10 20 (6.56%) IP Engineer
11 19 (6.23%) Network Design Engineer
12 17 (5.57%) Network Security Engineer
13 15 (4.92%) Consultant
13 15 (4.92%) Designer
14 14 (4.59%) Cisco Support
14 14 (4.59%) Cisco Support Engineer
15 13 (4.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.95%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.62%) XML
3 7 (2.30%) CakePHP
3 7 (2.30%) jQuery
3 7 (2.30%) JSON
3 7 (2.30%) LAMP
3 7 (2.30%) REST
3 7 (2.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
4 1 (0.33%) VXML
4 1 (0.33%) XMPP
4 1 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.59%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.26%) FlexPod
4 11 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.62%) e-Health
5 8 (2.62%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.64%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.98%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) IVR
9 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Eurex
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.77%) Linux
2 20 (6.56%) Windows
3 15 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.26%) CentOS
5 12 (3.93%) Data ONTAP
6 10 (3.28%) Unix
7 8 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.36%) ITIL
2 28 (9.18%) Network Design
3 23 (7.54%) Load Balancing
4 17 (5.57%) Network Management
5 16 (5.25%) Migration
6 14 (4.59%) Information Security
7 12 (3.93%) Configuration Management
7 12 (3.93%) High Availability
8 11 (3.61%) Capacity Management
8 11 (3.61%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (3.61%) Project Management
8 11 (3.61%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.61%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 10 (3.28%) DDoS Mitigation
9 10 (3.28%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 10 (3.28%) DevOps
9 10 (3.28%) Problem Management
10 9 (2.95%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.30%) Change Management
11 7 (2.30%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.57%) Python
2 12 (3.93%) Perl
3 9 (2.95%) C
4 8 (2.62%) SQL
5 7 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.30%) PHP
6 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.31%) Ruby
7 2 (0.66%) Tcl
7 2 (0.66%) VBScript
8 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 305 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (39.67%) CCNA
3 99 (32.46%) Security Cleared
4 89 (29.18%) SC Cleared
5 43 (14.10%) CCIE
6 19 (6.23%) CCDP
6 19 (6.23%) Degree
7 18 (5.90%) CCSE
8 17 (5.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (5.25%) CCSA
10 13 (4.26%) CISSP
11 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.61%) NCDA
13 10 (3.28%) RHCSA
14 9 (2.95%) DV Cleared
14 9 (2.95%) JNCIS
15 8 (2.62%) CCVP
15 8 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (2.62%) MCSE
15 8 (2.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.89%) QA
2 17 (5.57%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.92%) SLA
4 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.66%) GLP
5 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.89%) vSphere
3 10 (3.28%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.98%) vCloud
4 3 (0.98%) XenApp
5 2 (0.66%) iptables
5 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (8.52%) FortiGate
2 12 (3.93%) Cisco UCCE
2 12 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.93%) Puppet
3 11 (3.61%) Nagios
4 6 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.33%) Ansible
7 1 (0.33%) Bacula
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) OpenView
7 1 (0.33%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 270 (88.52%) Cisco
2 82 (26.89%) CheckPoint
3 60 (19.67%) Juniper
4 43 (14.10%) F5
5 39 (12.79%) VMware
6 34 (11.15%) Palo Alto
7 14 (4.59%) EMC
8 13 (4.26%) HP
8 13 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 13 (4.26%) NetApp
9 12 (3.93%) Blue Coat
10 10 (3.28%) AlgoSec
10 10 (3.28%) Tufin
11 9 (2.95%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.62%) Citrix
12 8 (2.62%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.62%) Huawei
12 8 (2.62%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.30%) CA
13 7 (2.30%) IBM
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