The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 29 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.96% 1.18% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.62% 4.85% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
Average daily rate £363 £190 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.78% -41.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
CCNP
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 33.94% 24.24% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 69 55
Average daily rate £363 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £201 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.64 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% -53.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.73 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £11.55 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (89.74%) Cisco
3 28 (71.79%) Juniper
4 26 (66.67%) Firewall
5 23 (58.97%) Security Cleared
6 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
6 22 (56.41%) BGP
7 19 (48.72%) MPLS
7 19 (48.72%) OSPF
7 19 (48.72%) VPN
7 19 (48.72%) WAN
7 19 (48.72%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (46.15%) IPsec
9 16 (41.03%) Linux
10 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
10 15 (38.46%) JNCIS
11 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
12 12 (30.77%) BT
13 10 (25.64%) Network Security
14 9 (23.08%) CCIE
15 8 (20.51%) Intel Security
15 8 (20.51%) Sourcefire
15 8 (20.51%) High Availability
16 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
16 7 (17.95%) JNCIP
16 7 (17.95%) Network Design
16 7 (17.95%) SLA
17 6 (15.38%) CCNA
17 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
17 6 (15.38%) F5

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Firewall
2 22 (56.41%) BGP
3 19 (48.72%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (48.72%) MPLS
3 19 (48.72%) OSPF
3 19 (48.72%) VPN
3 19 (48.72%) WAN
4 18 (46.15%) IPsec
5 10 (25.64%) Network Security
6 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.69%) LAN
8 3 (7.69%) PuTTY
8 3 (7.69%) SSH
8 3 (7.69%) Telnet
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (5.13%) DMZ
9 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Designer
2 15 (38.46%) Network Designer
3 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) IP Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) CLAS Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Juniper Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Network Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Security Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Senior CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) CatOS
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) High Availability
2 7 (17.95%) Network Design
3 5 (12.82%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 4 (10.26%) Identity Management
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.26%) SIEM
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
5 3 (7.69%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (58.97%) Security Cleared
3 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 15 (38.46%) JNCIS
5 9 (23.08%) CCIE
6 7 (17.95%) JNCIP
7 6 (15.38%) CCNA
8 5 (12.82%) CISSP
8 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) CCSE
10 3 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (5.13%) CCDP
11 2 (5.13%) CCSA
11 2 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (5.13%) CLAS
12 1 (2.56%) HND
12 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Cisco
2 28 (71.79%) Juniper
3 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 12 (30.77%) BT
5 8 (20.51%) Intel Security
5 8 (20.51%) Sourcefire
6 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
7 6 (15.38%) F5
8 5 (12.82%) IronPort
9 4 (10.26%) Intel
9 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.13%) Brocade
11 2 (5.13%) NetIQ
11 2 (5.13%) Nokia