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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 21 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.23% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.52% 2.11% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £243
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
CCNP
Hampshire

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
81 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 22.35% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 58
Average daily rate £375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 1 May 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 29 (93.55%) WAN
4 28 (90.32%) LAN
4 28 (90.32%) Wireless
4 28 (90.32%) Firewall
5 26 (83.87%) VoIP
5 26 (83.87%) SC Cleared
5 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
6 24 (77.42%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (74.19%) CheckPoint
8 9 (29.03%) CCNA
8 9 (29.03%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
10 6 (19.35%) CCIE
11 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
11 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.90%) SLA
11 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
12 3 (9.68%) ITIL
13 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
13 2 (6.45%) DNS
13 2 (6.45%) SSL
13 2 (6.45%) HP
13 2 (6.45%) Juniper
13 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
13 2 (6.45%) MPLS
13 2 (6.45%) BGP
13 2 (6.45%) EIGRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) WAN
2 28 (90.32%) Firewall
2 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 28 (90.32%) Wireless
3 26 (83.87%) VoIP
4 24 (77.42%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (29.03%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) BGP
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.23%) IPsec
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Consultant
3 11 (35.48%) Network Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Fault Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Budget Control
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.23%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
3 1 (3.23%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (83.87%) SC Cleared
2 26 (83.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) CheckPoint
3 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.23%) IronPort
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia
5 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) VMware