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 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 131 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 131 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 2.58% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 36
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£338 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.29% -43.05%
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
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +45 57 £323 -19.37% 12
Hampshire -12 29 £342 -5.52% 13
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £375 - 6
Surrey +11 16 £325 -14.47% 3
Kent - 5 £450 - 2
East Sussex -2 2 £400 +30.61%
Oxfordshire -26 2 £324 +115.83%
West Sussex -4 1 £375 - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 240 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (88.75%) Cisco
3 143 (59.58%) Firewall
4 124 (51.67%) CCNA
5 98 (40.83%) WAN
6 94 (39.17%) LAN
6 94 (39.17%) Security Cleared
6 94 (39.17%) Cisco ASA
7 84 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 83 (34.58%) CheckPoint
9 70 (29.17%) Telecoms
10 68 (28.33%) F5
11 66 (27.50%) OSPF
12 61 (25.42%) Juniper
13 59 (24.58%) Network Security
14 55 (22.92%) VPN
15 53 (22.08%) ITIL
15 53 (22.08%) MPLS
16 45 (18.75%) BGP
16 45 (18.75%) CCIE
17 38 (15.83%) TCP/IP
18 36 (15.00%) Windows
19 32 (13.33%) Wireless
20 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
20 30 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
21 29 (12.08%) HP
21 29 (12.08%) Ethernet
22 28 (11.67%) SLA
22 28 (11.67%) EIGRP
23 27 (11.25%) VMware

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.83%) IIS
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.83%) Lync
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 18 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (59.58%) Firewall
2 98 (40.83%) WAN
3 94 (39.17%) LAN
3 94 (39.17%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (27.50%) OSPF
5 59 (24.58%) Network Security
6 55 (22.92%) VPN
7 53 (22.08%) MPLS
8 45 (18.75%) BGP
9 38 (15.83%) TCP/IP
10 32 (13.33%) Wireless
11 30 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (12.08%) Ethernet
13 28 (11.67%) EIGRP
14 26 (10.83%) IPsec
14 26 (10.83%) SSL
15 25 (10.42%) RIP
15 25 (10.42%) VoIP
16 23 (9.58%) Cisco PIX
16 23 (9.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.42%) MS Access
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 70 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (1.25%) Advertising
3 3 (1.25%) Retail
4 2 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) German Language
5 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.42%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (47.50%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 27 (11.25%) IP Engineer
4 23 (9.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (7.08%) Design Engineer
7 16 (6.67%) Analyst
8 15 (6.25%) Architect
8 15 (6.25%) Network Support
9 14 (5.83%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
11 12 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
12 11 (4.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) Network Analyst
14 9 (3.75%) Network Architect
15 8 (3.33%) Network Specialist
15 8 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
15 8 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) WAP
2 5 (2.08%) HTML
2 5 (2.08%) .NET
2 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.08%) JSP
3 1 (0.42%) CGI
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.42%) SecurID
3 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.67%) AVVID
5 4 (1.67%) NHS
6 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.25%) PKI
7 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.00%) Windows
2 25 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (7.50%) UNIX
5 13 (5.42%) Linux
6 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.25%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.25%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) SUSE
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.08%) ITIL
2 26 (10.83%) Network Management
2 26 (10.83%) Network Design
3 24 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 22 (9.17%) Change Management
5 20 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 18 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 17 (7.08%) Validation
8 16 (6.67%) eTOM
8 16 (6.67%) Network Architecture
9 13 (5.42%) Migration
10 12 (5.00%) Demand Forecasting
11 11 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.58%) Project Management
11 11 (4.58%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (3.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.92%) Test Strategy
13 7 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (2.50%) Time Management
14 6 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 4 (1.67%) SQL
3 3 (1.25%) Perl
4 2 (0.83%) Python
4 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 240 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (51.67%) CCNA
3 94 (39.17%) Security Cleared
4 84 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 45 (18.75%) CCIE
6 27 (11.25%) Degree
7 26 (10.83%) CCIP
8 21 (8.75%) CISSP
9 20 (8.33%) CCSE
9 20 (8.33%) DV Cleared
10 19 (7.92%) CCSA
11 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (6.67%) CCSP
13 15 (6.25%) CCDP
14 14 (5.83%) MCSE
15 7 (2.92%) JNCIS
15 7 (2.92%) CCVP
16 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (2.08%) ISTQB
16 5 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.67%) SLA
2 21 (8.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.92%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.75%) vSphere
6 3 (1.25%) XenApp
6 3 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.25%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.25%) Nmap
7 2 (0.83%) Firmware
7 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.83%) UAG
8 1 (0.42%) vCloud
8 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
8 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (2.92%) Netcool
1 7 (2.92%) OpenView
2 6 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.25%) Nessus
6 2 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.83%) Foglight
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 213 (88.75%) Cisco
2 83 (34.58%) CheckPoint
3 68 (28.33%) F5
4 61 (25.42%) Juniper
5 30 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 29 (12.08%) HP
7 27 (11.25%) VMware
8 22 (9.17%) Nortel
8 22 (9.17%) Fortinet
9 19 (7.92%) Blue Coat
10 16 (6.67%) Tufin
11 13 (5.42%) AlgoSec
11 13 (5.42%) Citrix
12 10 (4.17%) Nokia
13 9 (3.75%) SolarWinds
14 8 (3.33%) CA
15 7 (2.92%) Crossbeam
15 7 (2.92%) McAfee
15 7 (2.92%) Radware
16 6 (2.50%) Websense
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