Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 68 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 27 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.74% 2.30% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 11.36% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 14
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.80%
10th Percentile £282 £280 £300
90th Percentile £438 £515 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £60.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year +31.87% - -

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 259 308 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.66% 20.25% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 186 157
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £527
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -46.85% +95.89%
10th Percentile £13.85 £15.45 £9.67
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £47.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +42.91%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco
3 20 (74.07%) Firewall
4 15 (55.56%) Juniper
5 11 (40.74%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) CCNA
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) IPsec
7 9 (33.33%) CCIE
7 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) WAN
8 7 (25.93%) VLAN
8 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
8 7 (25.93%) F5
9 6 (22.22%) PKI
9 6 (22.22%) SSH
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
9 6 (22.22%) DHCP
9 6 (22.22%) SNMP
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) HP
10 4 (14.81%) OSPF
10 4 (14.81%) Sophos
10 4 (14.81%) TACACS
10 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (14.81%) HSRP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Akamai
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) VPN
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (33.33%) IPsec
4 9 (33.33%) LAN
4 9 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) VLAN
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) SNMP
6 6 (22.22%) SSH
7 4 (14.81%) HSRP
7 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (14.81%) Junos
7 4 (14.81%) Network Security
7 4 (14.81%) OSPF
7 4 (14.81%) TACACS
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Mitel Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) WLAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 3 (11.11%) Network Design
1 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 3 (11.11%) SIEM
1 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
3 9 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) CCVP
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nagios
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) F5
3 7 (25.93%) SolarWinds
4 6 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Sophos
6 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
6 3 (11.11%) Infoblox
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) 3Com
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel
7 1 (3.70%) Radware
7 1 (3.70%) VMware