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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / South West
Rank 114 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.97% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 2.87% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £288 £375 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £415 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
847 1010 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.37% 33.90% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 642 545
Median daily rate £413 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 55
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.58 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.12%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +6 10 £344 -5.17% 1
Dorset +1 2 £363 -3.33%
Somerset +6 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -
Bristol -2 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £160 -
Devon - 1 £160 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (78.05%) Cisco
3 29 (70.73%) CCNA
4 22 (53.66%) WAN
5 20 (48.78%) LAN
6 19 (46.34%) Firewall
6 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
7 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (21.95%) Juniper
10 8 (19.51%) Wireless
10 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
12 6 (14.63%) VPN
13 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
13 5 (12.20%) Windows
13 5 (12.20%) VMware
13 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
13 5 (12.20%) OSPF
13 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
14 4 (9.76%) vSphere
14 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (9.76%) F5
14 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (9.76%) Linux
14 4 (9.76%) VoIP
14 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
15 3 (7.32%) CCIE

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 (4.88%) Confluence
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) WAN
2 20 (48.78%) LAN
3 19 (46.34%) Firewall
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 7 (17.07%) Network Security
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (12.20%) OSPF
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.76%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.32%) BGP
10 3 (7.32%) SSL
11 2 (4.88%) DHCP
11 2 (4.88%) DNS
11 2 (4.88%) Internet
11 2 (4.88%) NAS
11 2 (4.88%) SAN
11 2 (4.88%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Debian
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.32%) Network Management
3 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.88%) DevOps
3 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
3 2 (4.88%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.44%) DNA
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (70.73%) CCNA
3 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
4 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) CCVP
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Packer
3 2 (4.88%) PowerCLI
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) Terraform
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) Juniper
3 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
3 5 (12.20%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) F5
5 3 (7.32%) Aruba
5 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.88%) Avaya
6 2 (4.88%) Genesys
6 2 (4.88%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) Verint