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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 90 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.37% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 10.18% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
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£325 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £285 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £420 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £55.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +42.85%
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
394 285 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.50% 13.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £338 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £15.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +2 8 £160 +6.66% 3
Shropshire -20 2 £343 +5.38%
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (95.45%) Cisco
3 52 (78.79%) CCNA
4 39 (59.09%) Firewall
5 33 (50.00%) LAN
6 32 (48.48%) WAN
7 23 (34.85%) Network Management
8 21 (31.82%) BGP
9 20 (30.30%) MPLS
10 19 (28.79%) OSPF
11 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
11 18 (27.27%) F5
12 17 (25.76%) ITIL
13 16 (24.24%) Juniper
13 16 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
14 15 (22.73%) Nokia
15 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
15 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
15 14 (21.21%) SolarWinds
16 13 (19.70%) VPN
16 13 (19.70%) Network Design
16 13 (19.70%) BIG-IP
17 12 (18.18%) CCDP
18 10 (15.15%) BMC
19 9 (13.64%) Riverbed
19 9 (13.64%) Network Architecture
19 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 9 (13.64%) Telecoms

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (59.09%) Firewall
2 33 (50.00%) LAN
3 32 (48.48%) WAN
4 21 (31.82%) BGP
5 20 (30.30%) MPLS
6 19 (28.79%) OSPF
7 15 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (19.70%) VPN
8 13 (19.70%) BIG-IP
9 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (12.12%) Network Security
11 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 6 (9.09%) DSL
11 6 (9.09%) BT 21CN
11 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.58%) SAN
13 4 (6.06%) ADSL
13 4 (6.06%) ATM
13 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
13 4 (6.06%) ISDN
General
1 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Design Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Network Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Monitoring Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Network Support
8 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Middleware
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) JMS
3 1 (1.52%) JSP
3 1 (1.52%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) User Experience
1 8 (12.12%) Visualisation
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) UNIX
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) Network Management
2 17 (25.76%) ITIL
3 16 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 13 (19.70%) Network Design
6 9 (13.64%) Network Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.06%) Process Management
9 4 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.03%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.52%) People Management
11 1 (1.52%) Analytics
11 1 (1.52%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (1.52%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Python
1 1 (1.52%) Perl
1 1 (1.52%) PHP
1 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (78.79%) CCNA
3 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 12 (18.18%) CCDP
5 6 (9.09%) CCIE
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
7 4 (6.06%) CCIP
7 4 (6.06%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.03%) CCSP
8 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.52%) HP MASE
9 1 (1.52%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.52%) CCSE
9 1 (1.52%) CCVP
9 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) OPNET
2 3 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.03%) Netcool
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (95.45%) Cisco
2 18 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 18 (27.27%) F5
3 16 (24.24%) Juniper
4 15 (22.73%) Nokia
5 14 (21.21%) SolarWinds
6 10 (15.15%) BMC
7 9 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 9 (13.64%) BT
8 7 (10.61%) Fortinet
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.58%) VMware
10 5 (7.58%) Remedy
11 3 (4.55%) Citrix
12 2 (3.03%) Symantec
12 2 (3.03%) EMC
12 2 (3.03%) Cramer
13 1 (1.52%) Aerohive Networks
13 1 (1.52%) Meraki
13 1 (1.52%) AirMagnet
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