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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 71 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 49 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.06% 4.49% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 6
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£320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £299 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +35.33%
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
443 401 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.65% 16.88% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 180 147
Average daily rate £345 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 28
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.52 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% +1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 June 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 June 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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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 +9 27 £320 -8.57% 3
Shropshire +3 9 £305 -27.38% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £490 -
Coventry +5 2 - - 1
Warwickshire 0 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £300 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 88 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (92.05%) Cisco
3 59 (67.05%) Firewall
4 52 (59.09%) CheckPoint
5 44 (50.00%) WAN
6 42 (47.73%) Juniper
7 39 (44.32%) F5
8 38 (43.18%) CCNA
9 35 (39.77%) OSPF
10 34 (38.64%) MPLS
10 34 (38.64%) LAN
11 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (31.82%) BGP
13 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
14 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (21.59%) Blue Coat
16 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
17 16 (18.18%) BIG-IP
17 16 (18.18%) VoIP
17 16 (18.18%) WLAN
17 16 (18.18%) VPN
18 15 (17.05%) Network Security
18 15 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 14 (15.91%) Fortinet
19 14 (15.91%) McAfee
20 13 (14.77%) CSS
20 13 (14.77%) WAN Optimisation
20 13 (14.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 12 (13.64%) Riverbed
21 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 59 (67.05%) Firewall
2 44 (50.00%) WAN
3 35 (39.77%) OSPF
4 34 (38.64%) MPLS
4 34 (38.64%) LAN
5 30 (34.09%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (31.82%) BGP
7 24 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (18.18%) VoIP
8 16 (18.18%) WLAN
8 16 (18.18%) VPN
8 16 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 15 (17.05%) Network Security
9 15 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (14.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (12.50%) DMVPN
12 8 (9.09%) VLAN
13 6 (6.82%) Wireless
14 5 (5.68%) Internet
15 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
1 6 (6.82%) Banking
2 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Consultant
3 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Network Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Network Support
5 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.41%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) CSS
2 3 (3.41%) VXML
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) SecurID
3 2 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (1.14%) Handset
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
3 7 (7.95%) UNIX
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) WAN Optimisation
2 12 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.50%) Service Management
3 11 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) ITIL
6 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.41%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.41%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) MODAF
7 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.41%) CRM
7 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) Perl
1 3 (3.41%) Tcl
2 2 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (43.18%) CCNA
3 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.50%) CCIE
6 8 (9.09%) CCDP
7 4 (4.55%) CCIP
7 4 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (4.55%) CCSA
8 3 (3.41%) CCDA
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.27%) MCSE
9 2 (2.27%) Degree
10 1 (1.14%) CCVP
10 1 (1.14%) CCSE
10 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.14%) MCITP
10 1 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (1.14%) HNC
10 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 81 (92.05%) Cisco
2 52 (59.09%) CheckPoint
3 42 (47.73%) Juniper
4 39 (44.32%) F5
5 19 (21.59%) Blue Coat
6 14 (15.91%) McAfee
6 14 (15.91%) Fortinet
7 12 (13.64%) Riverbed
8 11 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 11 (12.50%) BMC
9 10 (11.36%) IBM
10 6 (6.82%) VMware
11 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.68%) SAP
12 4 (4.55%) HP
13 3 (3.41%) Brocade
13 3 (3.41%) BT
13 3 (3.41%) Symantec
13 3 (3.41%) Remedy
13 3 (3.41%) Verint
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