The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 88 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 56 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 2.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1015 643 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.43% 28.48% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 357 430
Average daily rate £395 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.36 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.58% -40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £11.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the South West region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the South West region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Devon - 27 £425 - 2
Wiltshire +2 14 £350 -12.50% 3
Gloucestershire -10 11 £263 -42.30% 4
Bristol -19 1 £375 +50.00% 6
Dorset - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (93.15%) Cisco
3 55 (75.34%) Firewall
4 52 (71.23%) WAN
5 51 (69.86%) LAN
5 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
6 40 (54.79%) MPLS
7 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
8 37 (50.68%) ITIL
9 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
9 32 (43.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (36.99%) OSPF
10 27 (36.99%) BGP
11 23 (31.51%) Juniper
12 21 (28.77%) CCNA
13 20 (27.40%) Network Design
14 19 (26.03%) Network Management
15 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
16 17 (23.29%) CCIE
17 16 (21.92%) VPN
17 16 (21.92%) SNMP
17 16 (21.92%) Network Security
18 14 (19.18%) FTP
18 14 (19.18%) CISSP
18 14 (19.18%) Telnet
19 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
19 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
20 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
20 11 (15.07%) High Availability
20 11 (15.07%) Mentoring

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Summit
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (75.34%) Firewall
2 52 (71.23%) WAN
3 51 (69.86%) LAN
4 40 (54.79%) MPLS
5 32 (43.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (36.99%) OSPF
6 27 (36.99%) BGP
7 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
8 16 (21.92%) VPN
8 16 (21.92%) SNMP
8 16 (21.92%) Network Security
9 14 (19.18%) Telnet
9 14 (19.18%) FTP
10 13 (17.81%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (13.70%) VLAN
12 8 (10.96%) EIGRP
12 8 (10.96%) ATM
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (6.85%) BIG-IP
14 5 (6.85%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (43.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Network Specialist
3 11 (15.07%) Network Support
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Network Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Consultant
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.85%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Specialist
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Designer
7 3 (4.11%) Operations Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 3 (4.11%) Network Supervisor
7 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Statistics
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
3 3 (4.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Social Media
4 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) ITIL
2 20 (27.40%) Network Design
3 19 (26.03%) Network Management
4 11 (15.07%) High Availability
4 11 (15.07%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.96%) Performance Management
6 8 (10.96%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (10.96%) Network Performance Management
7 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Change Management
9 5 (6.85%) Workflow
10 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.48%) DoDAF
10 4 (5.48%) MODAF
10 4 (5.48%) SysML
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (69.86%) Security Cleared
3 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
4 21 (28.77%) CCNA
5 17 (23.29%) CCIE
6 14 (19.18%) CISSP
7 13 (17.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.48%) CCSP
9 2 (2.74%) CCSE
9 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 1 (1.37%) CCIP
10 1 (1.37%) CCDA
10 1 (1.37%) MCSE
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) GPG13
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) ProxySG
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Snort
4 1 (1.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) OpenView
1 4 (5.48%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (5.48%) HP NNM
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 68 (93.15%) Cisco
2 23 (31.51%) Juniper
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.70%) F5
5 9 (12.33%) HP
5 9 (12.33%) VMware
6 7 (9.59%) Blue Coat
7 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.85%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.85%) ProCurve
9 4 (5.48%) BT
9 4 (5.48%) Brocade
10 2 (2.74%) Remedy
10 2 (2.74%) NetQoS
11 1 (1.37%) Meraki
11 1 (1.37%) Websense
11 1 (1.37%) BMC
11 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.37%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
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