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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 67 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 0.90% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.02% 5.20% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 7
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£325 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
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
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +19 33 £323 -14.00% 7
Shropshire -2 7 £294 -30.05%
Worcestershire +6 6 £501 -
Warwickshire +5 6 £325 -18.75%
Coventry +4 3 - -
Solihull - 3 £300 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (91.36%) Cisco
3 50 (61.73%) Firewall
4 45 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 40 (49.38%) Juniper
6 39 (48.15%) WAN
7 35 (43.21%) OSPF
7 35 (43.21%) CCNA
8 34 (41.98%) MPLS
9 32 (39.51%) F5
10 31 (38.27%) LAN
11 29 (35.80%) BGP
12 23 (28.40%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
13 20 (24.69%) VPN
14 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
15 16 (19.75%) Blue Coat
16 15 (18.52%) Network Security
17 13 (16.05%) VoIP
17 13 (16.05%) WLAN
18 12 (14.81%) Riverbed
18 12 (14.81%) BIG-IP
18 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
18 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 11 (13.58%) Fortinet
19 11 (13.58%) CSS
19 11 (13.58%) CCIE
19 11 (13.58%) McAfee
20 10 (12.35%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 50 (61.73%) Firewall
2 39 (48.15%) WAN
3 35 (43.21%) OSPF
4 34 (41.98%) MPLS
5 31 (38.27%) LAN
6 29 (35.80%) BGP
7 23 (28.40%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (24.69%) VPN
9 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (18.52%) Network Security
11 13 (16.05%) VoIP
11 13 (16.05%) WLAN
12 12 (14.81%) BIG-IP
12 12 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (12.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (9.88%) DMVPN
15 7 (8.64%) VLAN
16 6 (7.41%) Internet
17 5 (6.17%) Wireless
18 4 (4.94%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) Consultant
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Network Support
5 8 (9.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Network Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (3.70%) IP Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) VXML
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.23%) SecurID
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) UNIX
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (12.35%) Network Design
2 10 (12.35%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (9.88%) Service Management
4 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.17%) Migration
6 4 (4.94%) ITIL
6 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.70%) Network Management
7 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.70%) MODAF
7 3 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Tcl
1 3 (3.70%) Perl
2 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (43.21%) CCNA
3 23 (28.40%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.58%) CCIE
6 7 (8.64%) CCDP
7 6 (7.41%) CCIP
8 4 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (4.94%) CCSA
9 3 (3.70%) CCDA
10 2 (2.47%) MCSE
10 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) Degree
11 1 (1.23%) MCITP
11 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.23%) CCSE
11 1 (1.23%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.23%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 74 (91.36%) Cisco
2 45 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 40 (49.38%) Juniper
4 32 (39.51%) F5
5 16 (19.75%) Blue Coat
6 12 (14.81%) Riverbed
7 11 (13.58%) Fortinet
7 11 (13.58%) McAfee
8 9 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 9 (11.11%) BMC
9 8 (9.88%) IBM
10 6 (7.41%) VMware
11 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.17%) SAP
12 4 (4.94%) HP
12 4 (4.94%) Remedy
12 4 (4.94%) BT
13 3 (3.70%) Verint
13 3 (3.70%) Symantec
14 2 (2.47%) Dell
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