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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 64 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 57 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 1.23% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.31% 9.29% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £422 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -18.18%
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
463 280 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.08% 13.27% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 162 185
Average daily rate £342 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 26
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.69 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.34 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +13 21 £330 +3.12% 6
Staffordshire -4 3 £325 +27.45% 2
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £300 - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (92.00%) Cisco
3 53 (70.67%) Firewall
4 45 (60.00%) CCNA
5 37 (49.33%) CheckPoint
6 32 (42.67%) WAN
7 27 (36.00%) LAN
7 27 (36.00%) Juniper
8 25 (33.33%) F5
9 23 (30.67%) MPLS
9 23 (30.67%) OSPF
10 22 (29.33%) BGP
10 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
11 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
12 20 (26.67%) Load Balancing
13 18 (24.00%) Network Management
13 18 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (24.00%) ITIL
14 17 (22.67%) BIG-IP
14 17 (22.67%) Network Security
15 14 (18.67%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
15 14 (18.67%) VPN
15 14 (18.67%) Nokia
16 13 (17.33%) Network Design
16 13 (17.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds
17 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
18 11 (14.67%) CSS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (70.67%) Firewall
2 32 (42.67%) WAN
3 27 (36.00%) LAN
4 23 (30.67%) MPLS
4 23 (30.67%) OSPF
5 22 (29.33%) BGP
6 18 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (22.67%) Network Security
7 17 (22.67%) BIG-IP
8 14 (18.67%) VPN
9 13 (17.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (8.00%) Extranet
12 5 (6.67%) VLAN
12 5 (6.67%) VoIP
12 5 (6.67%) BT 21CN
12 5 (6.67%) Junos
13 4 (5.33%) DMVPN
13 4 (5.33%) Internet
14 3 (4.00%) FDDI
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Design Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Network Support
4 10 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Network Specialist
5 9 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Monitoring Specialist
7 7 (9.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Security Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Network Security Consultant
12 2 (2.67%) Network Consultant
12 2 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 2 (2.67%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) CSS
2 7 (9.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
1 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
1 8 (10.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.33%) Statistics
2 1 (1.33%) SCADA
2 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) UNIX
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Solaris
4 4 (5.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) Network Management
3 14 (18.67%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (17.33%) Network Design
5 9 (12.00%) Network Architecture
6 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 3 (4.00%) Information Security
9 3 (4.00%) Migration
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.67%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) Service Management
10 2 (2.67%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (2.67%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.33%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
1 7 (9.33%) Tcl
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (60.00%) CCNA
3 22 (29.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.33%) CCDP
6 6 (8.00%) CCSA
7 5 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (5.33%) CCIE
9 2 (2.67%) CCSP
9 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.67%) VCP4
10 1 (1.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) CCVP
10 1 (1.33%) CCSE
10 1 (1.33%) CISSP
10 1 (1.33%) CCIP
10 1 (1.33%) CCDA
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (1.33%) Snort
2 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) OPNET
2 3 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.33%) Netcool
4 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (92.00%) Cisco
2 37 (49.33%) CheckPoint
3 27 (36.00%) Juniper
4 25 (33.33%) F5
5 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
5 14 (18.67%) Nokia
6 13 (17.33%) SolarWinds
7 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
8 10 (13.33%) BMC
9 9 (12.00%) Riverbed
10 7 (9.33%) BT
11 5 (6.67%) McAfee
12 4 (5.33%) Remedy
12 4 (5.33%) VMware
13 3 (4.00%) Sourcefire
14 2 (2.67%) Foundry
14 2 (2.67%) Citrix
15 1 (1.33%) Avaya
15 1 (1.33%) Hitachi
15 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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