The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 89 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 61 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.93% 1.60% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.43% 8.78% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 15
Median daily rate £375 £323 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
647 433 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.43% 18.20% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 265 201
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 33
Median hourly rate £25.06 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.46% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Birmingham 0 27 £388 +21.09% 5
Shropshire -28 9 £600 +93.54% 3
Solihull -8 8 £270 -10.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £325 -
Worcestershire -5 3 £325 -32.98%
Warwickshire -5 2 £525 - 1
Coventry -9 2 £550 - 3
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (83.33%) Cisco
3 60 (50.00%) Firewall
3 60 (50.00%) WAN
4 57 (47.50%) LAN
5 55 (45.83%) Juniper
6 52 (43.33%) Security Cleared
7 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 42 (35.00%) CCNA
8 37 (30.83%) BGP
8 37 (30.83%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (29.17%) VPN
10 32 (26.67%) CheckPoint
11 27 (22.50%) CCDP
12 26 (21.67%) Data Centre
13 25 (20.83%) OSPF
14 23 (19.17%) Wireless
15 22 (18.33%) Network Design
16 21 (17.50%) Windows
17 18 (15.00%) VoIP
17 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
17 18 (15.00%) CCIE
17 18 (15.00%) Migration
17 18 (15.00%) MPLS
17 18 (15.00%) JNCIA
17 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
18 15 (12.50%) Network Security
19 14 (11.67%) SolarWinds
19 14 (11.67%) VMware
19 14 (11.67%) ITIL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 60 (50.00%) Firewall
1 60 (50.00%) WAN
2 57 (47.50%) LAN
3 37 (30.83%) BGP
3 37 (30.83%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (29.17%) VPN
5 25 (20.83%) OSPF
6 23 (19.17%) Wireless
7 18 (15.00%) MPLS
7 18 (15.00%) VoIP
8 15 (12.50%) Network Security
9 13 (10.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (10.83%) Structured Cabling
10 11 (9.17%) IPv4
10 11 (9.17%) SAN
10 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (8.33%) NetScaler
11 10 (8.33%) VLAN
12 9 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.00%) Retail
2 5 (4.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Network Engineer
2 29 (24.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (22.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Designer
5 11 (9.17%) Architect
5 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Network Designer
6 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Network Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Monitoring Specialist
9 6 (5.00%) Network Monitoring Specialist
9 6 (5.00%) Network Specialist
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) Middleware
2 4 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (1.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.00%) User Experience
2 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.33%) CESG
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) e-Health
4 2 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 18 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.17%) Linux
5 9 (7.50%) Ubuntu
5 9 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.67%) Unix
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.33%) Network Design
2 18 (15.00%) Migration
3 14 (11.67%) ITIL
4 13 (10.83%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 8 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (6.67%) Project Management
6 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.83%) Network Management
7 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.33%) SIEM
8 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.33%) System Testing
8 4 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (2.50%) Change Control
9 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.67%) Python
1 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 42 (35.00%) CCNA
3 42 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 27 (22.50%) CCDP
5 18 (15.00%) CCIE
5 18 (15.00%) JNCIA
6 11 (9.17%) MCSE
6 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (8.33%) CCDA
7 10 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 10 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.50%) MCSA
9 6 (5.00%) CCVP
10 5 (4.17%) CCSE
11 3 (2.50%) CCSA
11 3 (2.50%) CCSP
11 3 (2.50%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) vSphere
2 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.17%) Nagios
2 5 (4.17%) OPNET
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.67%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.83%) Cacti
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 100 (83.33%) Cisco
2 55 (45.83%) Juniper
3 32 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.67%) SolarWinds
5 14 (11.67%) VMware
6 13 (10.83%) Fortinet
7 12 (10.00%) F5
8 10 (8.33%) HP
9 9 (7.50%) BMC
10 8 (6.67%) Palo Alto
11 7 (5.83%) Aruba
11 7 (5.83%) Brocade
11 7 (5.83%) Citrix
11 7 (5.83%) Intel Security
11 7 (5.83%) Meraki
11 7 (5.83%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.33%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.33%) Dell
13 3 (2.50%) IBM
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