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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 77 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 38 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.07% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 6.24% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 7
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£323 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £380 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.24 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +30.76%
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
418 417 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.38% 17.14% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 195 156
Average daily rate £350 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 28
Average hourly rate £31.44 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.23% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.76 £37.50 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 July 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 30 July 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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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 -1 12 £325 +5.69% 4
Shropshire - 8 £310 -
Worcestershire - 5 £485 - 3
Warwickshire +3 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £300 -
Coventry +4 1 £270 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (91.84%) Cisco
3 68 (69.39%) Firewall
4 56 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 47 (47.96%) WAN
6 46 (46.94%) Juniper
7 41 (41.84%) CCNA
7 41 (41.84%) F5
8 38 (38.78%) MPLS
9 37 (37.76%) OSPF
10 35 (35.71%) LAN
10 35 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (31.63%) Security Cleared
12 29 (29.59%) BGP
13 27 (27.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (21.43%) Blue Coat
15 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
16 19 (19.39%) BIG-IP
17 18 (18.37%) VoIP
17 18 (18.37%) WLAN
17 18 (18.37%) VPN
17 18 (18.37%) Network Security
18 17 (17.35%) McAfee
19 16 (16.33%) Fortinet
19 16 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 15 (15.31%) WAN Optimisation
20 15 (15.31%) CSS
21 14 (14.29%) CCIE
21 14 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
22 13 (13.27%) DMVPN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 68 (69.39%) Firewall
2 47 (47.96%) WAN
3 38 (38.78%) MPLS
4 37 (37.76%) OSPF
5 35 (35.71%) LAN
5 35 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (29.59%) BGP
7 27 (27.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (19.39%) BIG-IP
9 18 (18.37%) Network Security
9 18 (18.37%) VoIP
9 18 (18.37%) WLAN
9 18 (18.37%) VPN
10 16 (16.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (13.27%) DMVPN
13 8 (8.16%) VLAN
14 6 (6.12%) Wireless
14 6 (6.12%) Internet
15 5 (5.10%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.12%) Banking
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Electronics
5 2 (2.04%) Automotive
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (53.06%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.27%) Architect
2 13 (13.27%) Consultant
3 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Network Support
4 10 (10.20%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Network Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.14%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Cisco Specialist
11 3 (3.06%) Cisco Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) CSS
2 11 (11.22%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.06%) VXML
4 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) SecurID
5 2 (2.04%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
6 1 (1.02%) SCADA
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 7 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (3.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) WAN Optimisation
2 13 (13.27%) Network Design
3 12 (12.24%) Service Management
3 12 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL
6 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.08%) Migration
6 4 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.06%) Network Management
7 3 (3.06%) Change Control
7 3 (3.06%) MODAF
7 3 (3.06%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) Perl
1 3 (3.06%) Tcl
2 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (41.84%) CCNA
3 31 (31.63%) Security Cleared
4 20 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 14 (14.29%) CCIE
6 9 (9.18%) CCDP
7 4 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (4.08%) CCSA
7 4 (4.08%) CCIP
8 3 (3.06%) CCDA
8 3 (3.06%) Degree
9 2 (2.04%) MCSE
9 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.02%) CISSP
10 1 (1.02%) CCVP
10 1 (1.02%) CCSE
10 1 (1.02%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.02%) MCITP
10 1 (1.02%) CCSP
10 1 (1.02%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.02%) XenApp
3 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) OPNET
Vendors
1 90 (91.84%) Cisco
2 56 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 46 (46.94%) Juniper
4 41 (41.84%) F5
5 21 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 17 (17.35%) McAfee
7 16 (16.33%) Fortinet
8 13 (13.27%) SolarWinds
8 13 (13.27%) BMC
9 12 (12.24%) IBM
9 12 (12.24%) Riverbed
10 9 (9.18%) VMware
11 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 5 (5.10%) SAP
13 4 (4.08%) HP
13 4 (4.08%) Brocade
13 4 (4.08%) BT
14 3 (3.06%) Symantec
14 3 (3.06%) Remedy
14 3 (3.06%) Sourcefire
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