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 9 December 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 90 106 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing CCNP 45 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 0.70% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 3.44% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 23
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £286 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% +25.71%
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
592 524 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.64% 20.45% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 267 232
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 53
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.76 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire +5 10 £388 +40.90%
Birmingham -4 9 £375 -21.05% 4
Warwickshire - 9 £450 -
Coventry - 8 £540 - 5
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (84.26%) Cisco
3 73 (67.59%) Firewall
4 58 (53.70%) LAN
5 54 (50.00%) WAN
5 54 (50.00%) CCNA
6 47 (43.52%) Juniper
7 43 (39.81%) Security Cleared
8 41 (37.96%) CheckPoint
9 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
10 31 (28.70%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (27.78%) OSPF
12 26 (24.07%) Wireless
13 24 (22.22%) Data Centre
14 21 (19.44%) BGP
15 20 (18.52%) Network Security
15 20 (18.52%) Network Management
16 19 (17.59%) ITIL
17 18 (16.67%) Windows
17 18 (16.67%) VPN
17 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
18 17 (15.74%) Network Monitoring
19 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
20 15 (13.89%) CCDP
21 13 (12.04%) Network Design
22 12 (11.11%) VMware
22 12 (11.11%) HP
22 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
22 12 (11.11%) JNCIA

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 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (67.59%) Firewall
2 58 (53.70%) LAN
3 54 (50.00%) WAN
4 31 (28.70%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (27.78%) OSPF
6 26 (24.07%) Wireless
7 21 (19.44%) BGP
8 20 (18.52%) Network Security
9 18 (16.67%) VPN
10 16 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (10.19%) IPv4
12 10 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (8.33%) SAN
14 8 (7.41%) MPLS
14 8 (7.41%) VLAN
15 7 (6.48%) VoIP
16 6 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
16 6 (5.56%) DHCP
16 6 (5.56%) DNS
16 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (57.41%) Network Engineer
2 32 (29.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (28.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 9 (8.33%) Network Support
5 9 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Monitoring Specialist
7 6 (5.56%) Network Monitoring Specialist
7 6 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.63%) Designer
8 5 (4.63%) Firewall Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) Middleware
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.56%) User Experience
2 6 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.70%) CESG
4 2 (1.85%) e-Health
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) Windows
1 18 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (9.26%) Linux
4 9 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 9 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Network Management
2 19 (17.59%) ITIL
3 17 (15.74%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (12.04%) Network Design
5 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (6.48%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.48%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 7 (6.48%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.63%) People Management
8 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.63%) Process Improvement
9 4 (3.70%) Change Management
9 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.70%) Service Management
10 3 (2.78%) Change Control
10 3 (2.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (50.00%) CCNA
3 43 (39.81%) Security Cleared
4 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
5 15 (13.89%) CCDP
6 12 (11.11%) JNCIA
7 10 (9.26%) CCIE
8 9 (8.33%) MCSA
8 9 (8.33%) MCSE
8 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (7.41%) JNCIP
10 6 (5.56%) CCDA
11 5 (4.63%) CCSA
11 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (3.70%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.85%) CLAS
14 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.93%) CCNP Voice
14 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) vSphere
2 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.63%) OPNET
3 2 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (84.26%) Cisco
2 47 (43.52%) Juniper
3 41 (37.96%) CheckPoint
4 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.11%) HP
5 12 (11.11%) VMware
6 9 (8.33%) F5
7 8 (7.41%) BMC
8 7 (6.48%) Aruba
8 7 (6.48%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.48%) Remedy
8 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.56%) Riverbed
10 5 (4.63%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.70%) Dell
11 4 (3.70%) Meraki
12 3 (2.78%) Huawei
12 3 (2.78%) IBM
12 3 (2.78%) Intel Security
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