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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 82 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 37 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.48% 1.46% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.35% 8.22% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
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£325 £320 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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
443 450 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.66% 17.74% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 212 150
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 31 August 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 -3 12 £325 +4.83% 4
Shropshire -7 5 £305 -6.15%
Worcestershire - 5 £486 - 1
Warwickshire +6 3 - - 1
Coventry -1 3 £275 - 5
Staffordshire -7 3 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 93 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (90.32%) Cisco
3 63 (67.74%) Firewall
4 47 (50.54%) CheckPoint
5 43 (46.24%) Juniper
6 42 (45.16%) WAN
7 36 (38.71%) MPLS
8 35 (37.63%) CCNA
8 35 (37.63%) F5
9 34 (36.56%) OSPF
9 34 (36.56%) LAN
10 31 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (30.11%) Security Cleared
12 27 (29.03%) BGP
13 25 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
15 17 (18.28%) Network Security
15 17 (18.28%) Blue Coat
15 17 (18.28%) VPN
16 16 (17.20%) CCIE
17 15 (16.13%) BIG-IP
18 14 (15.05%) Network Design
18 14 (15.05%) McAfee
19 13 (13.98%) VoIP
19 13 (13.98%) WLAN
20 12 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
21 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 11 (11.83%) Riverbed
21 11 (11.83%) CSS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (67.74%) Firewall
2 42 (45.16%) WAN
3 36 (38.71%) MPLS
4 34 (36.56%) OSPF
4 34 (36.56%) LAN
5 31 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (29.03%) BGP
7 25 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (18.28%) VPN
8 17 (18.28%) Network Security
9 15 (16.13%) BIG-IP
10 13 (13.98%) VoIP
10 13 (13.98%) WLAN
11 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (11.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 10 (10.75%) DMVPN
13 7 (7.53%) Wireless
14 6 (6.45%) Internet
14 6 (6.45%) VLAN
15 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (5.38%) Banking
2 4 (4.30%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (55.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Architect
3 12 (12.90%) Consultant
4 11 (11.83%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Network Support
5 10 (10.75%) Network Architect
6 9 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Cisco Specialist
11 3 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
12 2 (2.15%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) CSS
2 8 (8.60%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.15%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 3 (3.23%) SecurID
4 2 (2.15%) SCADA
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
5 1 (1.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) UNIX
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Network Design
2 12 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.75%) Service Management
4 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.30%) Project Management
6 4 (4.30%) Migration
6 4 (4.30%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.23%) MODAF
7 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.23%) Change Control
7 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) Perl
1 3 (3.23%) Tcl
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (37.63%) CCNA
3 28 (30.11%) Security Cleared
4 19 (20.43%) SC Cleared
5 16 (17.20%) CCIE
6 10 (10.75%) CCDP
7 4 (4.30%) CCIP
7 4 (4.30%) Degree
7 4 (4.30%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (4.30%) CCSA
8 3 (3.23%) CCDA
9 2 (2.15%) CCVP
10 1 (1.08%) CISM
10 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) CISSP
10 1 (1.08%) CCSP
10 1 (1.08%) HNC
10 1 (1.08%) HND
10 1 (1.08%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 84 (90.32%) Cisco
2 47 (50.54%) CheckPoint
3 43 (46.24%) Juniper
4 35 (37.63%) F5
5 17 (18.28%) Blue Coat
6 14 (15.05%) McAfee
7 11 (11.83%) Fortinet
7 11 (11.83%) Riverbed
8 9 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 9 (9.68%) VMware
8 9 (9.68%) BMC
8 9 (9.68%) IBM
9 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.30%) BT
11 3 (3.23%) Remedy
11 3 (3.23%) HP
11 3 (3.23%) SAP
11 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.23%) Brocade
11 3 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
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