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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 142 163 145
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 100 67 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 3.19% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.86% -3.04%
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 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2413 2098 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.88% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1077 965
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 145
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -24.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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 24 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 24 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 +26 45 £325 -5.79% 13
Hampshire -6 23 £347 +6.91% 5
Surrey -7 11 £360 -4.00% 5
Kent +3 7 £350 +27.27% 2
West Sussex 0 5 £285 -0.86%
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £469 +70.45% 2
East Sussex -4 1 £375 +30.32%
Middlesex - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Home Counties - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 179 (84.04%) Cisco
3 116 (54.46%) Firewall
4 95 (44.60%) CCNA
5 77 (36.15%) CheckPoint
6 75 (35.21%) LAN
6 75 (35.21%) WAN
7 72 (33.80%) Security Cleared
8 71 (33.33%) Juniper
9 62 (29.11%) OSPF
9 62 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
10 59 (27.70%) SC Cleared
11 58 (27.23%) Network Security
12 57 (26.76%) MPLS
13 54 (25.35%) BGP
14 52 (24.41%) VPN
15 49 (23.00%) Telecoms
16 43 (20.19%) CCIE
16 43 (20.19%) Windows
17 38 (17.84%) Network Design
18 37 (17.37%) F5
19 35 (16.43%) Network Management
20 32 (15.02%) IPsec
20 32 (15.02%) TCP/IP
21 30 (14.08%) VoIP
22 29 (13.62%) Ethernet
22 29 (13.62%) ITIL
23 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
23 28 (13.15%) Wireless
24 27 (12.68%) DNS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.16%) Apache
3 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.88%) Lync
4 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 116 (54.46%) Firewall
2 75 (35.21%) LAN
2 75 (35.21%) WAN
3 62 (29.11%) OSPF
3 62 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (27.23%) Network Security
5 57 (26.76%) MPLS
6 54 (25.35%) BGP
7 52 (24.41%) VPN
8 32 (15.02%) IPsec
8 32 (15.02%) TCP/IP
9 30 (14.08%) VoIP
10 29 (13.62%) Ethernet
11 28 (13.15%) Wireless
12 27 (12.68%) DNS
13 25 (11.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (11.27%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (9.39%) EIGRP
16 18 (8.45%) BIG-IP
17 17 (7.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (23.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.10%) Finance
3 4 (1.88%) Advertising
4 2 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) French Language
5 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (48.36%) Network Engineer
2 34 (15.96%) Security Engineer
3 23 (10.80%) IP Engineer
3 23 (10.80%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (10.33%) Consultant
5 20 (9.39%) Design Engineer
6 19 (8.92%) Support Engineer
7 17 (7.98%) Network Support
8 15 (7.04%) Network Consultant
8 15 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.57%) Network Support Engineer
10 13 (6.10%) Network Design Engineer
11 11 (5.16%) Architect
11 11 (5.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 10 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
13 8 (3.76%) Network Architect
13 8 (3.76%) Security Consultant
14 7 (3.29%) Analyst
14 7 (3.29%) NOC Engineer
14 7 (3.29%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.35%) JSP
2 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.88%) HTML
2 4 (1.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) WAP
3 2 (0.94%) VXML
4 1 (0.47%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
3 2 (0.94%) SecurID
3 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.47%) CESG
4 1 (0.47%) AVVID
4 1 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.19%) Windows
2 23 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (8.45%) UNIX
4 17 (7.98%) Linux
5 14 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.84%) Network Design
2 35 (16.43%) Network Management
3 29 (13.62%) ITIL
4 18 (8.45%) Load Balancing
5 16 (7.51%) Network Architecture
6 14 (6.57%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.63%) Change Management
8 10 (4.69%) Service Management
8 10 (4.69%) Project Management
9 8 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.29%) Time Management
11 6 (2.82%) Information Security
11 6 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.35%) Information Assurance
12 5 (2.35%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.35%) Demand Forecasting
12 5 (2.35%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (2.35%) eTOM
13 4 (1.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.76%) Perl
2 6 (2.82%) C
3 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.41%) PHP
5 2 (0.94%) SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 213 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (44.60%) CCNA
3 72 (33.80%) Security Cleared
4 59 (27.70%) SC Cleared
5 43 (20.19%) CCIE
6 20 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (8.92%) CISSP
8 17 (7.98%) MCSE
9 15 (7.04%) CCSP
9 15 (7.04%) Degree
10 13 (6.10%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (5.63%) CCDP
11 12 (5.63%) CCIP
12 11 (5.16%) DV Cleared
12 11 (5.16%) CCSA
13 10 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (4.23%) CCSE
15 5 (2.35%) MCP
16 4 (1.88%) MCITP
16 4 (1.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.98%) SLA
2 15 (7.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.82%) QA
4 3 (1.41%) COBIT
4 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.47%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) vSphere
3 7 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.88%) XenApp
5 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.94%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.47%) Squid
7 1 (0.47%) Snort
7 1 (0.47%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) Netcool
6 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 179 (84.04%) Cisco
2 77 (36.15%) CheckPoint
3 71 (33.33%) Juniper
4 37 (17.37%) F5
5 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.80%) VMware
7 16 (7.51%) HP
8 15 (7.04%) Blue Coat
9 14 (6.57%) Citrix
10 12 (5.63%) Nortel
11 11 (5.16%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.23%) Brocade
13 8 (3.76%) McAfee
14 7 (3.29%) BT
14 7 (3.29%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.82%) Nokia
16 5 (2.35%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 4 (1.88%) Oracle
17 4 (1.88%) Intel
Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago