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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 72 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 57 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.14% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.66% 6.55% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +22.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +100.00%
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
489 412 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.04% 17.43% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 186 131
Average daily rate £343 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 30 £320 -20.00% 2
Warwickshire +3 5 £325 -4.41%
Worcestershire +3 5 £500 - 6
Shropshire -17 5 £275 -32.92% 1
Coventry +7 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £275 -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (93.59%) Cisco
3 44 (56.41%) Firewall
4 39 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 36 (46.15%) CCNA
6 35 (44.87%) Juniper
7 31 (39.74%) MPLS
7 31 (39.74%) OSPF
7 31 (39.74%) WAN
8 28 (35.90%) BGP
9 26 (33.33%) LAN
10 25 (32.05%) F5
11 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (20.51%) VPN
13 15 (19.23%) Network Security
14 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
15 12 (15.38%) Riverbed
15 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
15 12 (15.38%) Network Design
15 12 (15.38%) Linux
16 11 (14.10%) Finance
16 11 (14.10%) Windows
17 10 (12.82%) UNIX
17 10 (12.82%) VoIP
17 10 (12.82%) Banking
18 9 (11.54%) CCDP
18 9 (11.54%) Microsoft

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 44 (56.41%) Firewall
2 31 (39.74%) MPLS
2 31 (39.74%) OSPF
2 31 (39.74%) WAN
3 28 (35.90%) BGP
4 26 (33.33%) LAN
5 17 (21.79%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (20.51%) VPN
7 15 (19.23%) Network Security
8 13 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (12.82%) VoIP
10 8 (10.26%) BIG-IP
10 8 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (8.97%) WLAN
12 6 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (6.41%) VLAN
13 5 (6.41%) SAN
13 5 (6.41%) Internet
14 4 (5.13%) NAS
14 4 (5.13%) DMVPN
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Electronics
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) Network Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Network Support
7 6 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Design Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) CSS
2 3 (3.85%) VXML
3 1 (1.28%) J2EE
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) JMS
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.56%) DTV
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) UNIX
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Network Design
1 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 7 (8.97%) Network Management
3 6 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (7.69%) ITIL
3 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.41%) Service Management
4 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (5.13%) Process Management
5 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.85%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.85%) CRM
6 3 (3.85%) Migration
6 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Perl
2 3 (3.85%) Tcl
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (46.15%) CCNA
3 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) CCDP
5 9 (11.54%) CCIE
6 7 (8.97%) CCIP
7 6 (7.69%) MCSE
7 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (5.13%) CCSA
8 4 (5.13%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (5.13%) MCITP
9 3 (3.85%) Degree
10 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.56%) CCDA
11 1 (1.28%) CISSP
11 1 (1.28%) MCSA
11 1 (1.28%) CCVP
11 1 (1.28%) CCSE
11 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) KVM
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (6.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) OPNET
Vendors
1 73 (93.59%) Cisco
2 39 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 35 (44.87%) Juniper
4 25 (32.05%) F5
5 12 (15.38%) Riverbed
5 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.26%) Fortinet
8 7 (8.97%) VMware
9 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.69%) McAfee
9 6 (7.69%) BT
10 5 (6.41%) BMC
10 5 (6.41%) SAP
11 4 (5.13%) IBM
11 4 (5.13%) HP
11 4 (5.13%) Nokia
11 4 (5.13%) Remedy
12 3 (3.85%) Symantec
12 3 (3.85%) Verint
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