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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 116 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 31 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.36% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 5.14% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 11
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£250 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £253 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £105.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 - £173.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -40.27%
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
1007 623 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 26.41% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 345 418
Average daily rate £413 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 39 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £36.80 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 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
Wiltshire -15 10 £325 - 5
Bristol -10 7 £288 -22.03% 11
Somerset -5 5 £250 +11.11%
Devon -8 4 - - 1
Dorset - 3 £213 -
Gloucestershire -25 2 - - 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (94.25%) Cisco
3 69 (79.31%) Firewall
4 56 (64.37%) Security Cleared
5 52 (59.77%) WAN
6 51 (58.62%) LAN
7 43 (49.43%) SC Cleared
8 40 (45.98%) MPLS
9 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (37.93%) ITIL
11 30 (34.48%) OSPF
12 29 (33.33%) BGP
13 27 (31.03%) CCNA
14 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
15 23 (26.44%) Network Design
16 22 (25.29%) Juniper
17 21 (24.14%) Network Security
18 20 (22.99%) Cisco ASA
18 20 (22.99%) Network Management
19 19 (21.84%) CCIE
19 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
20 18 (20.69%) VPN
21 16 (18.39%) SNMP
22 14 (16.09%) Telnet
22 14 (16.09%) FTP
22 14 (16.09%) CISSP
22 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
23 11 (12.64%) HP
23 11 (12.64%) Windows
23 11 (12.64%) High Availability

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Summit
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (79.31%) Firewall
2 52 (59.77%) WAN
3 51 (58.62%) LAN
4 40 (45.98%) MPLS
5 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (34.48%) OSPF
7 29 (33.33%) BGP
8 21 (24.14%) Network Security
9 20 (22.99%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
11 18 (20.69%) VPN
12 16 (18.39%) SNMP
13 14 (16.09%) FTP
13 14 (16.09%) Telnet
14 8 (9.20%) EIGRP
15 7 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (6.90%) VLAN
17 5 (5.75%) VoIP
17 5 (5.75%) ATM
18 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (29.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Network Specialist
3 15 (17.24%) Network Support
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Designer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Specialist
8 5 (5.75%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.60%) Network Team Leader
9 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (4.60%) Network Design Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Operations Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Statistics
2 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) ITIL
2 23 (26.44%) Network Design
3 20 (22.99%) Network Management
4 11 (12.64%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.20%) Network Performance Management
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Management
6 8 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.75%) Workflow
9 4 (4.60%) UML
9 4 (4.60%) SSADM
9 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.60%) DoDAF
9 4 (4.60%) MODAF
9 4 (4.60%) SysML
9 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (64.37%) Security Cleared
3 43 (49.43%) SC Cleared
4 27 (31.03%) CCNA
5 19 (21.84%) CCIE
6 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
6 14 (16.09%) CISSP
7 8 (9.20%) CCSP
8 5 (5.75%) CCSE
9 4 (4.60%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.45%) CCSA
10 3 (3.45%) CCVP
11 2 (2.30%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.30%) Degree
12 1 (1.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) ProxySG
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Firmware
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.15%) NFS
4 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) OpenView
1 3 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (3.45%) HP NNM
1 3 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.30%) Nagios
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 82 (94.25%) Cisco
2 22 (25.29%) Juniper
3 11 (12.64%) HP
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.20%) CheckPoint
5 8 (9.20%) ProCurve
6 7 (8.05%) F5
6 7 (8.05%) VMware
7 6 (6.90%) Brocade
8 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
9 3 (3.45%) BT
9 3 (3.45%) Tandberg
10 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
11 1 (1.15%) IronPort
11 1 (1.15%) Dell
11 1 (1.15%) Nortel
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