The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 94 79 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 28 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 1.16% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 7.49% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £154 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
426 307 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 15.45% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 153 174
Average daily rate £338 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 19
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.45 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Birmingham +12 20 £308 +92.18% 6
Coventry - 3 - - 2
Staffordshire +6 1 £325 +30.00%
Warwickshire -3 1 £400 - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (89.80%) Cisco
3 39 (79.59%) Firewall
4 31 (63.27%) CheckPoint
5 20 (40.82%) MPLS
5 20 (40.82%) WAN
6 18 (36.73%) Blue Coat
7 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
7 17 (34.69%) CCNA
7 17 (34.69%) Juniper
8 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (30.61%) Network Security
9 15 (30.61%) F5
10 14 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (26.53%) OSPF
12 12 (24.49%) LAN
12 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
12 12 (24.49%) BIG-IP
13 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
13 11 (22.45%) BGP
13 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (18.37%) Fortinet
14 9 (18.37%) McAfee
14 9 (18.37%) CSS
15 8 (16.33%) VoIP
15 8 (16.33%) Clustering
15 8 (16.33%) Network Design
15 8 (16.33%) DMVPN
16 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 7 (14.29%) Tcl

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.12%) Lync
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) MPLS
2 20 (40.82%) WAN
3 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (30.61%) Network Security
5 14 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (26.53%) OSPF
7 12 (24.49%) BIG-IP
7 12 (24.49%) LAN
8 11 (22.45%) BGP
8 11 (22.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (16.33%) DMVPN
9 8 (16.33%) VoIP
10 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (12.24%) VPN
11 6 (12.24%) VLAN
12 5 (10.20%) Junos
13 4 (8.16%) SAN
14 3 (6.12%) Internet
14 3 (6.12%) Extranet
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Network Support
4 8 (16.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.04%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.04%) SCADA
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
2 8 (16.33%) Network Design
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.24%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (12.24%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (8.16%) Service Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security
5 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Perl
1 7 (14.29%) Tcl
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.69%) CCNA
2 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) CCSA
4 6 (12.24%) CCIE
5 5 (10.20%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CCDP
6 2 (4.08%) CISSP
6 2 (4.08%) CISM
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) VCP4
7 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CCVP
7 1 (2.04%) CCSE
7 1 (2.04%) CCIP
7 1 (2.04%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Snort
3 1 (2.04%) Squid
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Cisco
2 31 (63.27%) CheckPoint
3 18 (36.73%) Blue Coat
4 17 (34.69%) Juniper
5 15 (30.61%) F5
6 9 (18.37%) Fortinet
6 9 (18.37%) McAfee
7 4 (8.16%) EMC
7 4 (8.16%) VMware
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
8 3 (6.12%) Nokia
8 3 (6.12%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.12%) BT
9 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix
9 2 (4.08%) Foundry
10 1 (2.04%) Aruba
10 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.04%) Verint
10 1 (2.04%) Avaya
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