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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 75 70 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 61 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.11% 2.24% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.98% 11.86% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 12
Average daily rate £375 £320 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -73.33%
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
611 506 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.13% 18.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 269 201
Average daily rate £375 £350 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 34
Average hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.85 £35.00
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 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Solihull +2 14 - - 1
Birmingham -21 11 £356 +11.32% 4
Coventry -3 10 £450 - 3
Shropshire -31 6 £375 +36.27%
Worcestershire -3 5 £375 -25.03% 4
Staffordshire +11 2 £375 +36.36%
Warwickshire -3 2 £325 -
Herefordshire +6 1 £375 +25.00% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (78.57%) Cisco
3 32 (45.71%) WAN
4 30 (42.86%) LAN
5 28 (40.00%) Juniper
6 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
7 24 (34.29%) SC Cleared
8 23 (32.86%) VPN
9 22 (31.43%) BGP
10 21 (30.00%) CCDP
11 20 (28.57%) Firewall
12 18 (25.71%) CCNA
13 17 (24.29%) MPLS
14 16 (22.86%) Migration
15 15 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
16 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 13 (18.57%) JNCIA
17 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
19 11 (15.71%) Network Design
20 10 (14.29%) CCIE
21 9 (12.86%) PBX
21 9 (12.86%) VoIP
21 9 (12.86%) X.21
22 8 (11.43%) Project Management
22 8 (11.43%) Wireless
22 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
23 7 (10.00%) F5
23 7 (10.00%) Network Security
24 6 (8.57%) CCVP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.71%) WAN
2 30 (42.86%) LAN
3 23 (32.86%) VPN
4 22 (31.43%) BGP
5 20 (28.57%) Firewall
6 17 (24.29%) MPLS
7 15 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
8 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (12.86%) PBX
9 9 (12.86%) VoIP
9 9 (12.86%) X.21
10 8 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.43%) Wireless
11 7 (10.00%) Network Security
12 6 (8.57%) OSPF
13 5 (7.14%) NetScaler
14 4 (5.71%) VLAN
15 3 (4.29%) BIG-IP
15 3 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Designer
4 13 (18.57%) Network Designer
5 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Manager
6 6 (8.57%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Network Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Network Support
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Migration
2 12 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.71%) Network Design
4 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.29%) SIEM
6 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (4.29%) Web Filtering
7 2 (2.86%) Change Control
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.86%) MODAF
7 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.86%) System Testing
7 2 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.86%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.86%) Python
1 2 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 24 (34.29%) SC Cleared
4 21 (30.00%) CCDP
5 18 (25.71%) CCNA
6 13 (18.57%) JNCIA
7 10 (14.29%) CCIE
8 6 (8.57%) CCDA
8 6 (8.57%) CCVP
9 3 (4.29%) CCSE
9 3 (4.29%) CCSP
10 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.86%) MCP
10 2 (2.86%) MCSE
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) NCIE
11 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) Cisco
2 28 (40.00%) Juniper
3 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (10.00%) F5
5 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.29%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.29%) Brocade
8 3 (4.29%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Aruba
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
9 2 (2.86%) BMC
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
10 1 (1.43%) Nokia
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago