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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 87 70 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +33
Contract jobs citing CCNP 55 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.84% 2.20% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.37% 11.40% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 10
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -8.24%
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
587 456 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.66% 19.31% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 280 187
Median daily rate £375 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -18 16 £350 +9.37% 5
Solihull -11 8 £270 -10.00%
Worcestershire -4 7 £363 -26.02%
Shropshire -36 5 £350 +14.59% 1
Coventry -6 4 £550 - 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £450 -
Staffordshire - 3 £325 - 1
Herefordshire -3 1 £375 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (79.79%) Cisco
3 45 (47.87%) WAN
4 42 (44.68%) LAN
5 39 (41.49%) Juniper
6 37 (39.36%) Security Cleared
7 35 (37.23%) Firewall
7 35 (37.23%) BGP
8 33 (35.11%) VPN
8 33 (35.11%) SC Cleared
9 29 (30.85%) CCNA
10 24 (25.53%) CheckPoint
11 22 (23.40%) OSPF
12 21 (22.34%) MPLS
12 21 (22.34%) CCDP
13 20 (21.28%) Migration
13 20 (21.28%) Network Design
14 19 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (15.96%) Structured Cabling
15 15 (15.96%) CCIE
16 14 (14.89%) VoIP
16 14 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (13.83%) JNCIA
17 13 (13.83%) Incident Management
17 13 (13.83%) Wireless
18 12 (12.77%) Data Centre
19 11 (11.70%) F5
19 11 (11.70%) SolarWinds
20 10 (10.64%) Fortinet
20 10 (10.64%) NetScaler

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 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 45 (47.87%) WAN
2 42 (44.68%) LAN
3 35 (37.23%) BGP
3 35 (37.23%) Firewall
4 33 (35.11%) VPN
5 22 (23.40%) OSPF
6 21 (22.34%) MPLS
7 19 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (15.96%) Structured Cabling
9 14 (14.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (14.89%) VoIP
10 13 (13.83%) Wireless
11 10 (10.64%) NetScaler
11 10 (10.64%) PBX
11 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.57%) Network Security
12 9 (9.57%) X.21
13 8 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (8.51%) VLAN
14 7 (7.45%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.38%) Retail
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (55.32%) Network Engineer
2 23 (24.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (22.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Designer
5 13 (13.83%) Network Designer
6 9 (9.57%) Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Network Manager
7 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) VoIP Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Citrix Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Network Support
11 3 (3.19%) Network Project Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) NHS
2 2 (2.13%) User Experience
2 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.06%) iPad
3 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Migration
1 20 (21.28%) Network Design
2 13 (13.83%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
5 5 (5.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.26%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.26%) SIEM
6 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.26%) System Testing
7 3 (3.19%) Change Control
7 3 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (3.19%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.19%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.13%) Python
1 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.36%) Security Cleared
3 33 (35.11%) SC Cleared
4 29 (30.85%) CCNA
5 21 (22.34%) CCDP
6 15 (15.96%) CCIE
7 13 (13.83%) JNCIA
8 7 (7.45%) CCDA
9 6 (6.38%) CCVP
10 5 (5.32%) CCSE
10 5 (5.32%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.19%) CCSP
12 2 (2.13%) MCP
12 2 (2.13%) MCSE
12 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (1.06%) CCSA
13 1 (1.06%) JNCIE
13 1 (1.06%) NCIE
13 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Nagios
2 4 (4.26%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.13%) OPNET
5 1 (1.06%) Cacti
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) SmokePing
5 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (79.79%) Cisco
2 39 (41.49%) Juniper
3 24 (25.53%) CheckPoint
4 11 (11.70%) F5
4 11 (11.70%) SolarWinds
5 10 (10.64%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.45%) Intel Security
8 6 (6.38%) Brocade
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix
9 5 (5.32%) BMC
9 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.32%) VMware
10 4 (4.26%) Aruba
10 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.26%) HP
10 4 (4.26%) Meraki
11 3 (3.19%) Avaya
11 3 (3.19%) IBM
11 3 (3.19%) Riverbed
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