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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 105 95 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.81% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 4.55% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
Average daily rate £375 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £162 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
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
494 396 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.63% 17.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 207 152
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 58 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +51.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.10 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Solihull - 8 - - 1
Birmingham -7 6 £375 +134.37% 2
Coventry - 3 £450 - 5
Shropshire -19 1 £400 -2.43% 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (79.17%) Cisco
3 20 (41.67%) MPLS
3 20 (41.67%) WAN
4 18 (37.50%) LAN
5 17 (35.42%) VPN
5 17 (35.42%) BGP
5 17 (35.42%) Firewall
6 14 (29.17%) Juniper
6 14 (29.17%) CCNA
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) JNCIA
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (20.83%) CCDP
9 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
9 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 9 (18.75%) Wireless
10 9 (18.75%) Network Design
11 8 (16.67%) Migration
11 8 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (14.58%) OSPF
12 7 (14.58%) CCIE
13 6 (12.50%) F5
13 6 (12.50%) VLAN
13 6 (12.50%) PBX
13 6 (12.50%) DHCP
13 6 (12.50%) VoIP
13 6 (12.50%) X.21

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) MPLS
1 20 (41.67%) WAN
2 18 (37.50%) LAN
3 17 (35.42%) BGP
3 17 (35.42%) Firewall
3 17 (35.42%) VPN
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless
6 8 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
7 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (14.58%) OSPF
8 6 (12.50%) DHCP
8 6 (12.50%) PBX
8 6 (12.50%) VLAN
8 6 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (12.50%) X.21
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Designer
4 7 (14.58%) Network Designer
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Support
7 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Network Design
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) High Availability
4 3 (6.25%) Network Management
4 3 (6.25%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Change Control
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.08%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNA
2 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) JNCIA
5 10 (20.83%) CCDP
6 7 (14.58%) CCIE
7 4 (8.33%) JNCIE
7 4 (8.33%) JNCIP
7 4 (8.33%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.08%) CCIP
8 1 (2.08%) CCVP
8 1 (2.08%) CISM
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) CSSLP
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) NCIE
8 1 (2.08%) SANS
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.08%) QRadar
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
1 1 (2.08%) vRealize
1 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Juniper
3 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.50%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) Intel Security
5 5 (10.42%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.17%) BMC
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Brocade
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Meraki
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Tripwire
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
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