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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 111 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.31% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.02% 4.71% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.43% -29.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £222 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -86.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £55.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +40.12%
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
959 680 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.05% 27.73% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 388 442
Average daily rate £420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 39 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -8 11 £218 -33.48% 2
Bristol -1 7 £325 -11.86% 12
Somerset +2 4 £225 - 1
Gloucestershire -23 3 - - 5
Dorset -4 2 £213 +21.42%
Devon -5 2 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 81 (93.10%) Cisco
3 70 (80.46%) Firewall
4 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
5 50 (57.47%) WAN
6 49 (56.32%) LAN
7 45 (51.72%) SC Cleared
8 41 (47.13%) MPLS
9 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (34.48%) OSPF
11 28 (32.18%) CCNA
11 28 (32.18%) ITIL
12 26 (29.89%) BGP
13 24 (27.59%) Juniper
13 24 (27.59%) Network Design
14 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
14 23 (26.44%) Telecoms
15 19 (21.84%) CCIE
15 19 (21.84%) Network Security
16 18 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (20.69%) Network Management
17 16 (18.39%) SNMP
17 16 (18.39%) VPN
18 14 (16.09%) FTP
18 14 (16.09%) CISSP
18 14 (16.09%) Telnet
19 11 (12.64%) High Availability
20 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
21 9 (10.34%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Summit
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (80.46%) Firewall
2 50 (57.47%) WAN
3 49 (56.32%) LAN
4 41 (47.13%) MPLS
5 36 (41.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (34.48%) OSPF
7 26 (29.89%) BGP
8 23 (26.44%) TCP/IP
9 19 (21.84%) Network Security
10 18 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (18.39%) SNMP
11 16 (18.39%) VPN
12 14 (16.09%) FTP
12 14 (16.09%) Telnet
13 8 (9.20%) VLAN
14 7 (8.05%) VoIP
15 6 (6.90%) EIGRP
16 5 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
17 4 (4.60%) Cisco PIX
17 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (49.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Network Support
3 16 (18.39%) Network Specialist
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Project Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Specialist
10 4 (4.60%) Designer
10 4 (4.60%) Network Design Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.45%) Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Operations Team Leader
11 3 (3.45%) Network Operations Team Leader
12 2 (2.30%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
4 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) ITIL
2 24 (27.59%) Network Design
3 18 (20.69%) Network Management
4 11 (12.64%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.20%) Performance Management
6 8 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (9.20%) Network Performance Management
6 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.75%) Workflow
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.45%) Project Management
9 3 (3.45%) Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) Java
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (59.77%) Security Cleared
3 45 (51.72%) SC Cleared
4 28 (32.18%) CCNA
5 19 (21.84%) CCIE
6 14 (16.09%) CISSP
7 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
8 7 (8.05%) CCSP
9 5 (5.75%) JNCIS
9 5 (5.75%) CCSE
10 4 (4.60%) CCSA
11 3 (3.45%) CCVP
12 2 (2.30%) Degree
12 2 (2.30%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.15%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.60%) Firmware
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.15%) NFS
5 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
1 2 (2.30%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.15%) OpenView
2 1 (1.15%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 81 (93.10%) Cisco
2 24 (27.59%) Juniper
3 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.20%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) VMware
5 7 (8.05%) F5
6 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.75%) ProCurve
7 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
7 5 (5.75%) Blue Coat
8 4 (4.60%) Tandberg
9 3 (3.45%) Remedy
9 3 (3.45%) Avaya
9 3 (3.45%) Brocade
10 2 (2.30%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.30%) McAfee
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.15%) Wyse
11 1 (1.15%) BT
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