The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 131 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.63% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 2.21% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 33
Average daily rate £363 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £335 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1049 679 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.45% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 374 583
Average daily rate £360 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
CCNP
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -13 5 £363 +10.43% 2
Devon -7 2 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £375 - 3
Bristol -17 1 - - 3
Dorset - 1 £303 -
Somerset - - - - 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (89.13%) Cisco
3 23 (50.00%) CCNA
4 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 19 (41.30%) Firewall
5 19 (41.30%) WAN
6 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
7 14 (30.43%) LAN
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Network Security
9 12 (26.09%) VPN
9 12 (26.09%) BGP
9 12 (26.09%) Juniper
10 11 (23.91%) VoIP
10 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
11 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (19.57%) OSPF
13 7 (15.22%) MPLS
13 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 7 (15.22%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) Linux
14 6 (13.04%) IPv4
14 6 (13.04%) Network Design
14 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
15 5 (10.87%) CCSP
15 5 (10.87%) MCSE
15 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
15 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Lync
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Firewall
1 19 (41.30%) WAN
2 14 (30.43%) LAN
3 13 (28.26%) Network Security
4 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 12 (26.09%) BGP
5 11 (23.91%) VoIP
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (19.57%) OSPF
8 7 (15.22%) MPLS
9 6 (13.04%) IPv4
10 5 (10.87%) EIGRP
11 4 (8.70%) SNMP
11 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (8.70%) IPsec
12 3 (6.52%) IPv6
12 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
12 3 (6.52%) H.323
13 2 (4.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Military
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Designer
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Network Designer
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Android
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) HPUX
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Network Design
3 5 (10.87%) Network Management
4 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.35%) QMS
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) Validation
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.17%) Use Case
5 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (50.00%) CCNA
3 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
4 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) CCSP
5 5 (10.87%) MCSE
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCIE
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) CCDP
8 2 (4.35%) MCSM
8 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.35%) MCSA
8 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) CCDA
8 2 (4.35%) CCENT
8 2 (4.35%) CCDE
8 2 (4.35%) MCTS
8 2 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.52%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (4.35%) UAG
1 2 (4.35%) XenApp
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.17%) Snort
2 1 (2.17%) Squid
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.70%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 3 (6.52%) Tandberg
7 3 (6.52%) Nortel
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Avaya
8 2 (4.35%) Websense
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.17%) BT
9 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.17%) Apple
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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Novate IT Ltd
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