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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 130 134 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.25% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.79% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
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£295 £363 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% +30.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £364 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.21%
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
869 1016 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.31% 31.89% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 588 361
Average daily rate £405 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 53 43
Average hourly rate £38.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -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 1 May 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
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 1 May 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
Bristol +7 3 £295 - 2
Devon +5 2 £300 -
Wiltshire +4 2 £475 +31.03% 15
Somerset - 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Cisco
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 25 (67.57%) CCNA
5 16 (43.24%) Juniper
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
6 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (27.03%) Network Security
7 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
9 8 (21.62%) VPN
10 7 (18.92%) MPLS
10 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (16.22%) JNCIS
11 6 (16.22%) OSPF
11 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.22%) VoIP
11 6 (16.22%) Windows
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) HP
12 5 (13.51%) BGP
12 5 (13.51%) H.323
12 5 (13.51%) Wireless
12 5 (13.51%) Network Design
12 5 (13.51%) VMware
12 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (13.51%) Tandberg

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) Firewall
2 11 (29.73%) LAN
2 11 (29.73%) WAN
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (27.03%) Network Security
4 8 (21.62%) VPN
5 7 (18.92%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.22%) VoIP
7 5 (13.51%) BGP
7 5 (13.51%) H.323
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (10.81%) IPsec
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.11%) NX-OS
9 3 (8.11%) IPv4
9 3 (8.11%) IPv6
9 3 (8.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Project Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Network Support
3 4 (10.81%) Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Network Design
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.41%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
5 6 (16.22%) JNCIS
6 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) CCSA
7 2 (5.41%) CCVP
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (5.41%) CCIE
7 2 (5.41%) CCSP
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) Juniper
3 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Tandberg
5 3 (8.11%) Meraki
6 2 (5.41%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) Wyse
7 1 (2.70%) IronPort
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