The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 41 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 2.56% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 18.00% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £336
% change year-on-year -0.68% +7.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -6.87%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry.

Academic & Professional Certification
Coventry
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 50 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.56% 14.20% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 17
Median daily rate £435 £410 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.97% +33.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £20.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.92% +105.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Coventry

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Coventry

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Coventry

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) DMZ
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) FortiGate
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CCA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Veritas

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (57.14%) DMZ
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware