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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 82 71 92
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 32 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 1.31% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 10.29% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £421 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £318
% change year-on-year
-10.03% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.29% -43.05%
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
448 272 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.25% 12.75% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 156 143
Average daily rate £350 £343 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £210 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 8 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £22.69 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +6 13 £300 +100.00% 1
Shropshire -14 4 £303 -11.67% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Solihull - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (95.29%) Cisco
3 57 (67.06%) CCNA
4 55 (64.71%) Firewall
5 35 (41.18%) LAN
6 34 (40.00%) WAN
7 31 (36.47%) CheckPoint
8 29 (34.12%) BGP
9 27 (31.76%) OSPF
9 27 (31.76%) Juniper
10 25 (29.41%) MPLS
11 24 (28.24%) Network Management
12 23 (27.06%) Load Balancing
13 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 19 (22.35%) F5
15 18 (21.18%) ITIL
16 17 (20.00%) Network Security
17 16 (18.82%) Network Monitoring
17 16 (18.82%) Nokia
17 16 (18.82%) VPN
18 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (17.65%) Network Design
18 15 (17.65%) BIG-IP
19 14 (16.47%) SolarWinds
20 13 (15.29%) CCDP
21 12 (14.12%) UNIX
22 11 (12.94%) Linux
22 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
22 11 (12.94%) Finance

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 55 (64.71%) Firewall
2 35 (41.18%) LAN
3 34 (40.00%) WAN
4 29 (34.12%) BGP
5 27 (31.76%) OSPF
6 25 (29.41%) MPLS
7 17 (20.00%) Network Security
8 16 (18.82%) VPN
9 15 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (17.65%) BIG-IP
10 10 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (8.24%) Internet
12 7 (8.24%) BT 21CN
13 6 (7.06%) Extranet
13 6 (7.06%) DSL
13 6 (7.06%) SAN
13 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
14 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
14 5 (5.88%) Junos
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Network Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Network Specialist
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Monitoring Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Network Support
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.53%) Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Middleware
2 6 (7.06%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) JMS
3 1 (1.18%) JSP
3 1 (1.18%) SOAP
3 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Visualisation
1 8 (9.41%) User Experience
1 8 (9.41%) Clustering
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) PMI
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) UNIX
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.88%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Network Management
2 23 (27.06%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.18%) ITIL
4 16 (18.82%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (17.65%) Network Design
6 9 (10.59%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.88%) Migration
10 4 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.71%) Process Management
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) Low Latency
11 3 (3.53%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) Perl
2 7 (8.24%) Tcl
3 1 (1.18%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (67.06%) CCNA
3 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 13 (15.29%) CCDP
5 7 (8.24%) CCIE
6 5 (5.88%) MCSE
6 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (5.88%) CCIP
6 5 (5.88%) CCSA
7 4 (4.71%) MCITP
8 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.35%) CCSP
8 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.18%) MCSA
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) PMP
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) GPG13
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) KVM
3 1 (1.18%) Snort
3 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) OPNET
2 3 (3.53%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (3.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.35%) Netcool
4 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (95.29%) Cisco
2 31 (36.47%) CheckPoint
3 27 (31.76%) Juniper
4 19 (22.35%) F5
5 16 (18.82%) Nokia
6 14 (16.47%) SolarWinds
7 10 (11.76%) BT
7 10 (11.76%) Blue Coat
7 10 (11.76%) BMC
8 9 (10.59%) Riverbed
9 8 (9.41%) Fortinet
10 6 (7.06%) VMware
10 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.88%) Remedy
12 4 (4.71%) Citrix
13 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.35%) Symantec
13 2 (2.35%) Cramer
13 2 (2.35%) EMC
14 1 (1.18%) Hitachi
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