The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 28 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 5.29% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 8.62% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 3
Median daily rate £195 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.27% +5.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.29
% change year-on-year -17.30% -5.54%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 111 290 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.64% 61.31% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 152 129
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.40 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Gloucestershire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 1 £195 -40.90%
Gloucester -4 1 - -
CCNP
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) F5
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Sophos
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) MCSA
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) SSL
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) HSRP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) UAG
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) VMware