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 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 100 88 118
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.79% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.09% 6.08% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 14
Median daily rate £325 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £500 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £48.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% +95.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -8.24%
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
806 987 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.34% 29.48% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 603 588
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 67 32
Median hourly rate £36.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.28 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -22 13 £363 -19.44% 1
Gloucestershire +14 11 £338 +19.46% 2
Bristol +1 5 £319 -12.06% 6
Somerset +18 4 £275 -
Devon +10 4 £278 -7.50% 1
Dorset -4 2 £350 +27.27%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 121 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (83.47%) Cisco
3 82 (67.77%) Firewall
4 77 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 74 (61.16%) SC Cleared
6 70 (57.85%) WAN
7 65 (53.72%) LAN
8 49 (40.50%) CCNA
9 45 (37.19%) CheckPoint
10 33 (27.27%) Wireless
11 31 (25.62%) Juniper
12 30 (24.79%) VPN
13 29 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (23.14%) BGP
15 26 (21.49%) VoIP
16 24 (19.83%) ITIL
16 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
17 23 (19.01%) EIGRP
18 21 (17.36%) MPLS
19 20 (16.53%) OSPF
20 19 (15.70%) IPsec
20 19 (15.70%) F5
21 18 (14.88%) Network Security
22 16 (13.22%) Fortinet
22 16 (13.22%) DHCP
23 13 (10.74%) CCIE
23 13 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
23 13 (10.74%) Cisco Nexus
24 12 (9.92%) JNCIP
24 12 (9.92%) Project Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (67.77%) Firewall
2 70 (57.85%) WAN
3 65 (53.72%) LAN
4 33 (27.27%) Wireless
5 30 (24.79%) VPN
6 29 (23.97%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (23.14%) BGP
8 26 (21.49%) VoIP
9 23 (19.01%) EIGRP
10 21 (17.36%) MPLS
11 20 (16.53%) OSPF
12 19 (15.70%) IPsec
13 18 (14.88%) Network Security
14 16 (13.22%) DHCP
15 13 (10.74%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (9.09%) Internet
17 10 (8.26%) IP Telephony
18 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
18 9 (7.44%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Military
3 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 77 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 27 (22.31%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) Field Engineer
3 16 (13.22%) Network Field Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) Designer
4 11 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 10 (8.26%) Architect
6 9 (7.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) IP Designer
6 9 (7.44%) Network Support
6 9 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Telecoms Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) OCX
2 3 (2.48%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.31%) Blog
2 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.48%) CESG
3 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.48%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.65%) Informatics
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) BYOD
5 1 (0.83%) IVR
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Linux
2 7 (5.79%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) ITIL
2 12 (9.92%) Project Management
3 11 (9.09%) Network Design
4 9 (7.44%) Migration
5 8 (6.61%) Change Management
5 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.79%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.13%) SIEM
8 4 (3.31%) Change Control
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.31%) MODAF
8 4 (3.31%) Service Management
8 4 (3.31%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.48%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (2.48%) Information Security
9 3 (2.48%) Performance Testing
9 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 74 (61.16%) SC Cleared
4 49 (40.50%) CCNA
5 13 (10.74%) CCIE
6 12 (9.92%) JNCIP
7 10 (8.26%) Degree
7 10 (8.26%) DV Cleared
8 8 (6.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CCDP
9 3 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.48%) CISSP
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.65%) CCDA
10 2 (1.65%) HND
11 1 (0.83%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.83%) MCP
11 1 (0.83%) MCSE
11 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (3.31%) TrustSec
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.65%) Netcool
3 2 (1.65%) SCOM
3 2 (1.65%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 101 (83.47%) Cisco
2 45 (37.19%) CheckPoint
3 31 (25.62%) Juniper
4 19 (15.70%) F5
5 16 (13.22%) Fortinet
6 10 (8.26%) Nortel
7 8 (6.61%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.61%) TippingPoint
8 7 (5.79%) Aruba
9 6 (4.96%) HP
9 6 (4.96%) VMware
10 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.48%) Dell
11 3 (2.48%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.48%) Genesys
11 3 (2.48%) Meraki
11 3 (2.48%) Polycom
12 2 (1.65%) Avaya
12 2 (1.65%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.65%) Siemens