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 23 February 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 38 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.06% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 5.38% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 8
Median daily rate £363 £450 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +64.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £348 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
463 520 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.26% 19.73% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 279 206
Median daily rate £375 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 24 £363 - 4
Shropshire +28 4 £413 +3.12%
Coventry -10 3 £403 -10.55%
Solihull -11 2 £265 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (83.53%) Cisco
3 45 (52.94%) CCNA
4 44 (51.76%) Firewall
5 39 (45.88%) LAN
6 37 (43.53%) WAN
7 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 24 (28.24%) Wireless
8 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
9 23 (27.06%) OSPF
10 22 (25.88%) Network Management
11 21 (24.71%) SC Cleared
12 18 (21.18%) Juniper
13 17 (20.00%) ITIL
14 16 (18.82%) BGP
15 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (16.47%) Network Security
17 13 (15.29%) VPN
17 13 (15.29%) Finance
17 13 (15.29%) Network Design
18 10 (11.76%) Migration
18 10 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
18 10 (11.76%) F5
19 9 (10.59%) Wi-Fi
20 8 (9.41%) MPLS
20 8 (9.41%) CCDP
21 7 (8.24%) CCIE
21 7 (8.24%) ITIL V3
21 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (51.76%) Firewall
2 39 (45.88%) LAN
3 37 (43.53%) WAN
4 24 (28.24%) Wireless
5 23 (27.06%) OSPF
6 16 (18.82%) BGP
7 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (16.47%) Network Security
9 13 (15.29%) VPN
10 9 (10.59%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (9.41%) MPLS
12 6 (7.06%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (5.88%) DMZ
13 5 (5.88%) PBX
13 5 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (5.88%) X.21
14 4 (4.71%) VLAN
14 4 (4.71%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Automotive
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (69.41%) Network Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (38.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Network Support
5 8 (9.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Designer
7 5 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Network Designer
7 5 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Cisco Support
8 4 (4.71%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Switch Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Juniper Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Network Management
2 17 (20.00%) ITIL
3 13 (15.29%) Network Design
4 10 (11.76%) Migration
4 10 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.24%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.88%) People Management
6 5 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.71%) Service Management
8 3 (3.53%) Change Control
8 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Presales
9 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (52.94%) CCNA
3 24 (28.24%) Security Cleared
4 21 (24.71%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.41%) CCDP
6 7 (8.24%) CCIE
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.71%) CCDA
8 4 (4.71%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.53%) Degree
10 2 (2.35%) CCSA
11 1 (1.18%) CCA
11 1 (1.18%) CCVP
11 1 (1.18%) CISSP
11 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.18%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (83.53%) Cisco
2 34 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (21.18%) Juniper
4 10 (11.76%) F5
5 6 (7.06%) Remedy
6 5 (5.88%) HP
6 5 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 5 (5.88%) VMware
7 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.71%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.53%) Aruba
8 3 (3.53%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 2 (2.35%) Avaya
9 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix
9 2 (2.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.35%) TOWER Software
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago