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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 109 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.63% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 5.41% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 35
Median daily rate £300 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £48.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -53.33%
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
820 999 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 30.17% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 620 699
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Gloucestershire +8 11 £313 -3.84% 3
Bristol -1 5 £319 -20.31%
Wiltshire -18 5 £315 -30.00%
Devon +4 3 £200 -36.00%
Somerset - 2 £288 - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (84.38%) Cisco
3 68 (70.83%) Firewall
4 55 (57.29%) Security Cleared
5 54 (56.25%) WAN
6 52 (54.17%) LAN
6 52 (54.17%) SC Cleared
7 45 (46.88%) CCNA
8 31 (32.29%) CheckPoint
9 29 (30.21%) Juniper
10 26 (27.08%) VPN
11 24 (25.00%) BGP
12 20 (20.83%) F5
13 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (19.79%) ITIL
14 18 (18.75%) Wireless
15 17 (17.71%) MPLS
15 17 (17.71%) OSPF
15 17 (17.71%) EIGRP
15 17 (17.71%) Network Security
16 16 (16.67%) DHCP
17 15 (15.63%) IPsec
17 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
18 14 (14.58%) VoIP
18 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
19 13 (13.54%) Wi-Fi
20 11 (11.46%) CCIE
21 10 (10.42%) Internet
21 10 (10.42%) Network Design
21 10 (10.42%) Data Centre

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (70.83%) Firewall
2 54 (56.25%) WAN
3 52 (54.17%) LAN
4 26 (27.08%) VPN
5 24 (25.00%) BGP
6 19 (19.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (18.75%) Wireless
8 17 (17.71%) EIGRP
8 17 (17.71%) MPLS
8 17 (17.71%) Network Security
8 17 (17.71%) OSPF
9 16 (16.67%) DHCP
10 15 (15.63%) IPsec
11 14 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (14.58%) VoIP
12 13 (13.54%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (10.42%) Internet
14 9 (9.38%) VLAN
15 8 (8.33%) HSRP
15 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Military
3 5 (5.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Designer
4 7 (7.29%) Network Designer
4 7 (7.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Network Support
5 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) IP Designer
6 5 (5.21%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Telecoms Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Network Field Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.13%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.17%) Blog
3 3 (3.13%) CESG
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.08%) Health Informatics
4 2 (2.08%) Informatics
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) BYOD
5 1 (1.04%) IVR
5 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
1 4 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 10 (10.42%) Network Design
3 9 (9.38%) Migration
4 8 (8.33%) Change Management
5 7 (7.29%) Project Management
6 6 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (3.13%) Change Control
9 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (3.13%) High Availability
9 3 (3.13%) Information Security
9 3 (3.13%) Network Management
10 2 (2.08%) Network Planning
10 2 (2.08%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (57.29%) Security Cleared
3 52 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 45 (46.88%) CCNA
5 11 (11.46%) CCIE
6 8 (8.33%) Degree
6 8 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) CCDP
8 3 (3.13%) CISSP
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.13%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.08%) CCDA
9 2 (2.08%) CCVP
9 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.08%) HND
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.04%) CCSE
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) TrustSec
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.08%) Netcool
4 2 (2.08%) SCOM
4 2 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 81 (84.38%) Cisco
2 31 (32.29%) CheckPoint
3 29 (30.21%) Juniper
4 20 (20.83%) F5
5 8 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 8 (8.33%) TippingPoint
6 7 (7.29%) Aruba
7 5 (5.21%) HP
8 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.17%) Nortel
8 4 (4.17%) VMware
9 3 (3.13%) Dell
9 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
9 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.08%) Avaya
10 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.04%) Meraki
11 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.04%) Verint