The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 35 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.34% 2.50% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 8.89% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
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£340 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.42% 28.13% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 59
Average daily rate £340 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 29
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.78% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Southampton region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Southampton region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Intel
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) VCP5
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
7 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) People Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) TETRA
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Designer
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Support
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) People Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Fault Management
2 3 (21.43%) Budget Control
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) VCP5
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) CCIE
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) CCSE
6 2 (14.29%) CCSP
7 1 (7.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia