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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 100 114 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Contract jobs citing CCNP 44 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.72% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 2.48% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 11
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£350 £319 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £199 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £49.19 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.76% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
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
934 886 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.19% 28.88% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 566 352
Average daily rate £393 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 44
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +16 26 £450 +28.57% 8
Devon +4 5 £300 -25.00%
Dorset 0 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -3 4 £325 +12.55% 1
Somerset +4 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £363 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (84.00%) Cisco
3 26 (52.00%) CCNA
4 23 (46.00%) Juniper
5 22 (44.00%) Firewall
6 18 (36.00%) WAN
7 17 (34.00%) LAN
7 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
8 15 (30.00%) Network Security
9 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (28.00%) MPLS
10 13 (26.00%) OSPF
10 13 (26.00%) BGP
11 12 (24.00%) Wireless
11 12 (24.00%) ITIL
11 12 (24.00%) VPN
12 10 (20.00%) CCIE
12 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 9 (18.00%) H.323
14 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
14 8 (16.00%) JNCIS
15 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
15 7 (14.00%) Tandberg
15 7 (14.00%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (14.00%) IPv4
15 7 (14.00%) IPv6
15 7 (14.00%) IPsec
15 7 (14.00%) F5
15 7 (14.00%) Data Centre

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.00%) Firewall
2 18 (36.00%) WAN
3 17 (34.00%) LAN
4 15 (30.00%) Network Security
5 14 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (28.00%) MPLS
6 13 (26.00%) OSPF
6 13 (26.00%) BGP
7 12 (24.00%) VPN
7 12 (24.00%) Wireless
8 9 (18.00%) H.323
9 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
10 7 (14.00%) IPv4
10 7 (14.00%) IPv6
10 7 (14.00%) IPsec
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (10.00%) VLAN
12 5 (10.00%) VoIP
12 5 (10.00%) ISDN
12 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Billing
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Designer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Voice Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Network Design Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.00%) BYOD
5 3 (6.00%) IVR
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.00%) iPhone
7 1 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.00%) SDLC
6 1 (2.00%) DevOps
6 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (52.00%) CCNA
3 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) CCIE
6 8 (16.00%) JNCIS
7 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.00%) MCSE
9 2 (4.00%) HND
9 2 (4.00%) CCVP
10 1 (2.00%) CWNA
10 1 (2.00%) CCDP
10 1 (2.00%) CISSP
10 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 23 (46.00%) Juniper
3 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.00%) Tandberg
4 7 (14.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Verint
5 3 (6.00%) Meraki
5 3 (6.00%) NetQoS
5 3 (6.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (6.00%) Aruba
5 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.00%) Radware
7 1 (2.00%) VMware
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