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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 86 64 98
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Contract jobs citing CCNP 50 67 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 2.63% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.26% 13.70% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -28.88%
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
605 489 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.55% 19.18% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 286 207
Median daily rate £375 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 41
Median hourly rate £18.28 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.08% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -15 16 £344 +6.58% 1
Worcestershire -9 6 £363 -27.57% 3
Coventry -2 5 £450 - 2
Solihull -11 5 - - 1
Staffordshire +10 3 £375 +36.36%
Warwickshire -7 3 £325 -
Shropshire -38 3 £350 +18.97% 1
Herefordshire 0 1 £375 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (81.25%) Cisco
3 38 (47.50%) WAN
4 34 (42.50%) LAN
5 31 (38.75%) Juniper
6 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 28 (35.00%) VPN
8 27 (33.75%) BGP
8 27 (33.75%) Firewall
9 22 (27.50%) CCNA
10 20 (25.00%) CCDP
11 18 (22.50%) Migration
11 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
11 18 (22.50%) MPLS
12 15 (18.75%) Network Design
12 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (18.75%) Structured Cabling
13 13 (16.25%) JNCIA
14 12 (15.00%) OSPF
14 12 (15.00%) VoIP
14 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
15 11 (13.75%) CCIE
16 10 (12.50%) PBX
16 10 (12.50%) Wireless
17 9 (11.25%) X.21
17 9 (11.25%) F5
17 9 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
18 8 (10.00%) Network Security
18 8 (10.00%) 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 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) WAN
2 34 (42.50%) LAN
3 28 (35.00%) VPN
4 27 (33.75%) BGP
4 27 (33.75%) Firewall
5 18 (22.50%) MPLS
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (18.75%) Structured Cabling
7 12 (15.00%) OSPF
7 12 (15.00%) VoIP
8 10 (12.50%) PBX
8 10 (12.50%) Wireless
9 9 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (11.25%) X.21
10 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
10 8 (10.00%) Network Security
11 6 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
12 5 (6.25%) BIG-IP
13 4 (5.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.50%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Designer
5 13 (16.25%) Network Designer
6 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Network Manager
8 6 (7.50%) VoIP Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Design Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Network Support
10 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Network Project Manager
11 3 (3.75%) Network Security Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Migration
2 15 (18.75%) Network Design
3 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.00%) Project Management
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL
6 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.75%) Change Control
7 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.75%) SIEM
7 3 (3.75%) System Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (3.75%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.75%) Web Filtering
8 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.50%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.50%) MODAF
8 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.50%) Python
1 2 (2.50%) Tcl
2 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 28 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 22 (27.50%) CCNA
5 20 (25.00%) CCDP
6 13 (16.25%) JNCIA
7 11 (13.75%) CCIE
8 6 (7.50%) CCDA
8 6 (7.50%) CCVP
9 3 (3.75%) CCSE
9 3 (3.75%) CCSP
9 3 (3.75%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.50%) MCP
10 2 (2.50%) MCSE
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.25%) NCIE
11 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.75%) Nagios
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (81.25%) Cisco
2 31 (38.75%) Juniper
3 18 (22.50%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.25%) F5
5 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.50%) Fortinet
6 6 (7.50%) Intel Security
7 5 (6.25%) VMware
8 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.00%) Brocade
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.75%) Avaya
9 3 (3.75%) BMC
9 3 (3.75%) IBM
9 3 (3.75%) Meraki
10 2 (2.50%) Aruba
10 2 (2.50%) HP
10 2 (2.50%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.25%) NetApp
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