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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 103 122 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 0.78% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.98% 2.54% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 14
Average daily rate £363 £243 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% -19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £203 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
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
1030 986 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.25% 30.86% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 605 392
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 54 40
Average hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +75.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire +12 22 £363 +66.66% 1
Gloucestershire +10 7 £315 - 6
Dorset +9 6 £375 +76.47% 2
Somerset +3 2 - - 3
Bristol -7 2 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (90.67%) Cisco
3 42 (56.00%) Firewall
4 33 (44.00%) Juniper
5 32 (42.67%) Security Cleared
6 31 (41.33%) CCNA
7 30 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 25 (33.33%) WAN
9 25 (33.33%) BGP
10 23 (30.67%) MPLS
11 22 (29.33%) VPN
12 21 (28.00%) OSPF
13 20 (26.67%) Linux
14 19 (25.33%) CCIE
14 19 (25.33%) CheckPoint
14 19 (25.33%) IPsec
15 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
16 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
17 15 (20.00%) JNCIS
18 14 (18.67%) ITIL
18 14 (18.67%) Network Security
19 12 (16.00%) Network Design
19 12 (16.00%) BT
20 11 (14.67%) Blue Coat
20 11 (14.67%) LAN
20 11 (14.67%) High Availability
20 11 (14.67%) F5
21 10 (13.33%) Change Management
22 9 (12.00%) EIGRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.00%) Firewall
2 30 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (33.33%) BGP
3 25 (33.33%) WAN
4 23 (30.67%) MPLS
5 22 (29.33%) VPN
6 21 (28.00%) OSPF
7 19 (25.33%) IPsec
8 14 (18.67%) Network Security
9 11 (14.67%) LAN
10 9 (12.00%) EIGRP
11 8 (10.67%) Wireless
12 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (8.00%) VLAN
12 6 (8.00%) VoIP
13 5 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
14 4 (5.33%) LTE
14 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Designer
3 15 (20.00%) Network Designer
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Network Support
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Support
8 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) OCX
1 1 (1.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Handset
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) CatOS
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Network Design
3 11 (14.67%) High Availability
4 10 (13.33%) Change Management
5 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (10.67%) Project Management
6 7 (9.33%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 4 (5.33%) SIEM
8 4 (5.33%) Web Filtering
9 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.00%) Security Operations
9 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (42.67%) Security Cleared
3 31 (41.33%) CCNA
4 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (25.33%) CCIE
6 18 (24.00%) DV Cleared
7 15 (20.00%) JNCIS
8 9 (12.00%) CISSP
9 8 (10.67%) Degree
10 7 (9.33%) JNCIP
11 4 (5.33%) CCSE
12 3 (4.00%) CCSA
12 3 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (4.00%) HND
12 3 (4.00%) MCSE
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.67%) CCDP
13 2 (2.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Firmware
2 2 (2.67%) vCloud
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) vSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.67%) vMotion
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 68 (90.67%) Cisco
2 33 (44.00%) Juniper
3 19 (25.33%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.00%) BT
5 11 (14.67%) Blue Coat
5 11 (14.67%) F5
6 8 (10.67%) HP
6 8 (10.67%) McAfee
6 8 (10.67%) Sourcefire
7 7 (9.33%) IronPort
8 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.00%) SonicWALL
9 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
10 4 (5.33%) Intel
10 4 (5.33%) Nokia
11 2 (2.67%) Brocade
11 2 (2.67%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) NetIQ
11 2 (2.67%) Nortel
11 2 (2.67%) Sun
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago