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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 122 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 1.13% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 3.44% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 23
Median daily rate £275 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £286 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £41.50 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +41.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% +25.71%
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
957 1045 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.30% 32.74% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 673 589
Median daily rate £404 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 63 76
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £16.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Gloucestershire 0 8 £275 -29.93% 2
Wiltshire -2 7 £575 +58.62% 1
Devon +5 2 £160 -64.44%
Dorset -3 2 £363 -3.33%
Somerset +22 1 - -
Bristol +6 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £160 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 52 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (76.92%) Cisco
3 36 (69.23%) CCNA
4 32 (61.54%) WAN
5 30 (57.69%) LAN
6 29 (55.77%) Firewall
7 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
8 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 16 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (28.85%) Juniper
11 12 (23.08%) VPN
11 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
12 11 (21.15%) Wireless
12 11 (21.15%) ITIL
13 10 (19.23%) VoIP
13 10 (19.23%) Network Security
14 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (17.31%) OSPF
15 8 (15.38%) BGP
15 8 (15.38%) DHCP
16 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
17 5 (9.62%) Service Management
17 5 (9.62%) Internet
17 5 (9.62%) Military
17 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
17 5 (9.62%) DNS
17 5 (9.62%) Cisco Prime
17 5 (9.62%) F5
18 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) WAN
2 30 (57.69%) LAN
3 29 (55.77%) Firewall
4 16 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (23.08%) VPN
6 11 (21.15%) Wireless
7 10 (19.23%) Network Security
7 10 (19.23%) VoIP
8 9 (17.31%) OSPF
8 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (15.38%) BGP
9 8 (15.38%) DHCP
10 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (9.62%) DNS
11 5 (9.62%) Internet
12 4 (7.69%) IPsec
13 3 (5.77%) Cisco IPT
13 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
13 3 (5.77%) MPLS
13 3 (5.77%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.62%) Military
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Support
4 4 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Network Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) CESG
3 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Debian
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Service Management
3 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (7.69%) Network Design
3 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.77%) Change Management
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) DevOps
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (3.85%) Network Planning
5 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
1 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (69.23%) CCNA
3 28 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) CCDP
5 3 (5.77%) CCIE
5 3 (5.77%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.85%) CCDA
6 2 (3.85%) CCVP
7 1 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.85%) Ansible
4 2 (3.85%) Netcool
4 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.85%) Packer
4 2 (3.85%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
4 2 (3.85%) Terraform
4 2 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 40 (76.92%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) Juniper
3 12 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.62%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) Aruba
5 4 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (5.77%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.85%) Avaya
7 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.85%) Genesys
7 2 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) Verint
8 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard