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 June 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)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 2.42% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £263 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 92 165 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.09% 23.31% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 86 77
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +56.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £43.00 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat

CCNP
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) VSAN
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) FWSM
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Chat Support
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
4 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam