The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 43 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.38% 2.11% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 9.76% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £290 £338 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.07% -16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 123 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.96% 21.62% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 86
Median daily rate £335 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £26.70 - £31.70
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 - £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Glasgow

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Glasgow

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Network Design
7 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
7 2 (18.18%) Handset
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) DNA
7 2 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) H.323
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (18.18%) Network Security
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Riverbed

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 2 (18.18%) H.323
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) FWSM
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
1 2 (18.18%) DNA
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
5 1 (9.09%) CCIP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
5 1 (9.09%) HP MASE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Aruba
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) VMware