The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 45 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.72% 1.30% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 4.17% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
Average daily rate £363 £218 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
CCNP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 216 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 39.68% 31.26% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 149 104
Average daily rate £363 £395 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £552
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.42% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £26.50 £25.00
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 Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Wiltshire region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Wiltshire region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Swindon +12 19 £363 +90.78%
CCNP
South West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (85.71%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Juniper
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
5 22 (52.38%) BGP
6 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (45.24%) MPLS
7 19 (45.24%) OSPF
7 19 (45.24%) VPN
7 19 (45.24%) WAN
8 18 (42.86%) IPsec
9 16 (38.10%) Linux
10 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
10 15 (35.71%) JNCIS
11 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
12 12 (28.57%) BT
12 12 (28.57%) Network Security
13 11 (26.19%) CCIE
14 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
14 9 (21.43%) High Availability
15 8 (19.05%) Network Design
15 8 (19.05%) Sourcefire
15 8 (19.05%) Intel Security
16 7 (16.67%) CISSP
16 7 (16.67%) CCNA
16 7 (16.67%) SLA
16 7 (16.67%) JNCIP
16 7 (16.67%) IronPort

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) BGP
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (45.24%) MPLS
4 19 (45.24%) OSPF
4 19 (45.24%) VPN
4 19 (45.24%) WAN
5 18 (42.86%) IPsec
6 12 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (7.14%) LAN
9 3 (7.14%) PuTTY
9 3 (7.14%) SSH
9 3 (7.14%) Telnet
10 2 (4.76%) Junos
10 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Designer
2 15 (35.71%) Network Designer
3 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) IP Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Firewall Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Security Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Security Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) CatOS
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) High Availability
2 8 (19.05%) Network Design
3 7 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) SIEM
5 4 (9.52%) Web Filtering
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.38%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) JNCIS
5 11 (26.19%) CCIE
6 7 (16.67%) CCNA
6 7 (16.67%) CISSP
6 7 (16.67%) JNCIP
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 4 (9.52%) CCSE
9 3 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (4.76%) CCDP
10 2 (4.76%) CCSA
10 2 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (4.76%) CLAS
11 1 (2.38%) HND
11 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) Juniper
3 13 (30.95%) CheckPoint
4 12 (28.57%) BT
5 9 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 8 (19.05%) Intel Security
6 8 (19.05%) Sourcefire
7 7 (16.67%) IronPort
8 6 (14.29%) F5
9 4 (9.52%) Intel
9 4 (9.52%) Palo Alto
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.76%) Brocade
11 2 (4.76%) NetIQ
11 2 (4.76%) Nokia