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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 88 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 35 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.21% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.90% 8.81% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 11
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£316 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
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
443 295 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.43% 13.76% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 155 197
Average daily rate £330 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £182 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 23
Average hourly rate £26.42 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +15 21 £310 - 2
Staffordshire -3 3 £325 +30.00%
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (90.74%) Cisco
3 40 (74.07%) Firewall
4 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
5 23 (42.59%) CCNA
6 22 (40.74%) WAN
7 19 (35.19%) MPLS
8 18 (33.33%) Juniper
8 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 17 (31.48%) Network Security
10 16 (29.63%) Blue Coat
10 16 (29.63%) LAN
10 16 (29.63%) F5
11 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
12 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (20.37%) OSPF
14 10 (18.52%) BGP
14 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
14 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
15 8 (14.81%) Network Design
15 8 (14.81%) Clustering
15 8 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (12.96%) Fortinet
16 7 (12.96%) McAfee
16 7 (12.96%) Tcl
16 7 (12.96%) VoIP
16 7 (12.96%) Perl
16 7 (12.96%) CSS
16 7 (12.96%) ITIL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (5.56%) Lync
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) Firewall
2 22 (40.74%) WAN
3 19 (35.19%) MPLS
4 17 (31.48%) Network Security
5 16 (29.63%) LAN
6 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (20.37%) OSPF
9 10 (18.52%) BGP
9 10 (18.52%) BIG-IP
10 8 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (12.96%) VoIP
11 7 (12.96%) VPN
12 6 (11.11%) VLAN
12 6 (11.11%) DMVPN
13 5 (9.26%) Junos
13 5 (9.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 4 (7.41%) SAN
14 4 (7.41%) Extranet
15 3 (5.56%) BT 21CN
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Firewall Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Network Support
3 7 (12.96%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) SCADA
3 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) UNIX
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Solaris
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.81%) Network Design
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 4 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (7.41%) Network Management
7 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (1.85%) Process Improvement
9 1 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Tcl
1 7 (12.96%) Perl
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNA
3 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.96%) CCIE
6 6 (11.11%) CCDP
6 6 (11.11%) CCSA
7 5 (9.26%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CISM
8 2 (3.70%) CISSP
8 2 (3.70%) VCP4
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) CCVP
9 1 (1.85%) CCSE
9 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GPG13
1 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Snort
3 1 (1.85%) Squid
3 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) Cisco
2 29 (53.70%) CheckPoint
3 18 (33.33%) Juniper
4 16 (29.63%) Blue Coat
4 16 (29.63%) F5
5 7 (12.96%) Fortinet
5 7 (12.96%) McAfee
6 5 (9.26%) Nokia
7 4 (7.41%) EMC
7 4 (7.41%) BT
7 4 (7.41%) VMware
8 3 (5.56%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.56%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Foundry
9 2 (3.70%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.85%) Verint
10 1 (1.85%) Aruba
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
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