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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 90 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 59 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 1.27% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 6.91% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 28
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £486 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -53.33%
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
720 463 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.22% 18.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 228 235
Median daily rate £386 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 35
Median hourly rate £24.75 £28.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +11 25 £400 +23.07%
Shropshire -17 15 £600 +118.18% 3
Staffordshire 0 5 £500 -
Coventry -10 3 £450 +65.13% 1
Solihull -1 1 - - 2
Warwickshire -6 1 £425 -
Worcestershire -6 1 £300 -38.14% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (88.14%) Cisco
3 80 (67.80%) Firewall
4 65 (55.08%) WAN
5 63 (53.39%) LAN
6 52 (44.07%) Juniper
7 49 (41.53%) CCNA
8 47 (39.83%) Security Cleared
9 41 (34.75%) CheckPoint
10 39 (33.05%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
12 35 (29.66%) OSPF
13 29 (24.58%) BGP
14 28 (23.73%) VPN
14 28 (23.73%) Data Centre
15 27 (22.88%) Wireless
16 20 (16.95%) Windows
16 20 (16.95%) CCIE
16 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.95%) Network Security
17 18 (15.25%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (15.25%) CCDP
17 18 (15.25%) Network Design
17 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
18 17 (14.41%) ITIL
19 16 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (12.71%) Network Management
21 13 (11.02%) F5
21 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
22 12 (10.17%) SolarWinds

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 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
2 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (67.80%) Firewall
2 65 (55.08%) WAN
3 63 (53.39%) LAN
4 39 (33.05%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (29.66%) OSPF
6 29 (24.58%) BGP
7 28 (23.73%) VPN
8 27 (22.88%) Wireless
9 20 (16.95%) Network Security
10 16 (13.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
11 12 (10.17%) VoIP
12 11 (9.32%) IPv4
12 11 (9.32%) VLAN
13 10 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (8.47%) SAN
13 10 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (7.63%) NetScaler
15 8 (6.78%) EIGRP
15 8 (6.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.85%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (25.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Architect
4 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Network Support
4 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Designer
7 7 (5.93%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Monitoring Specialist
7 7 (5.93%) Network Monitoring Specialist
7 7 (5.93%) Network Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.08%) Middleware
2 4 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.93%) User Experience
2 7 (5.93%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.39%) CESG
4 2 (1.69%) e-Health
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) CMDB
5 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.47%) Linux
5 9 (7.63%) Ubuntu
5 9 (7.63%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.25%) Network Design
1 18 (15.25%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (14.41%) ITIL
3 15 (12.71%) Network Management
4 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (7.63%) ITIL V3
5 9 (7.63%) Migration
6 8 (6.78%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.24%) People Management
8 5 (4.24%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.39%) Network Architecture
9 4 (3.39%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.39%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.39%) System Testing
10 3 (2.54%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (2.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.54%) WAN Optimisation
11 2 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.69%) Python
1 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (41.53%) CCNA
3 47 (39.83%) Security Cleared
4 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
5 20 (16.95%) CCIE
6 18 (15.25%) CCDP
7 11 (9.32%) JNCIP
8 10 (8.47%) JNCIA
9 9 (7.63%) MCSA
9 9 (7.63%) MCSE
9 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (5.93%) CCDA
11 4 (3.39%) CCSA
12 3 (2.54%) CCVP
12 3 (2.54%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.69%) CCSE
13 2 (1.69%) CLAS
13 2 (1.69%) JNCIE
14 1 (0.85%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) vSphere
2 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) FortiGate
1 6 (5.08%) OPNET
2 5 (4.24%) Nagios
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.85%) Cacti
5 1 (0.85%) OpenView
5 1 (0.85%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 104 (88.14%) Cisco
2 52 (44.07%) Juniper
3 41 (34.75%) CheckPoint
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 13 (11.02%) F5
6 12 (10.17%) Fortinet
6 12 (10.17%) SolarWinds
6 12 (10.17%) VMware
7 10 (8.47%) HP
8 9 (7.63%) BMC
9 8 (6.78%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.78%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.93%) Aruba
10 7 (5.93%) Citrix
10 7 (5.93%) Meraki
11 6 (5.08%) Intel Security
12 5 (4.24%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.24%) Brocade
12 5 (4.24%) Remedy
13 4 (3.39%) Avaya