The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 39 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 72 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.59% 1.80% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 7.24% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 19
Median daily rate £374 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £28.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
533 635 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.60% 24.88% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 327 297
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £53.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.75% +63.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.14 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Berkshire region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Reading +26 38 £350 -3.44%
Bracknell +7 9 £300 -32.39% 1
Slough +8 6 £475 +30.13%
Windsor +6 5 £550 +10.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £374 -
Newbury - 1 - -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 136 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (80.88%) Cisco
3 96 (70.59%) CCNA
4 53 (38.97%) CCIE
4 53 (38.97%) Telecoms
5 39 (28.68%) Unified Communications
6 38 (27.94%) VoIP
7 34 (25.00%) Firewall
8 33 (24.26%) WAN
9 31 (22.79%) Cisco CUCM
10 29 (21.32%) Juniper
11 28 (20.59%) LAN
11 28 (20.59%) Migration
12 25 (18.38%) MPLS
13 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 24 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
14 23 (16.91%) Cisco UCCE
15 21 (15.44%) OSPF
16 20 (14.71%) BGP
17 19 (13.97%) Huawei
17 19 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 17 (12.50%) ITIL
19 16 (11.76%) VPN
19 16 (11.76%) Ethernet
19 16 (11.76%) VMware
19 16 (11.76%) Wireshark
20 15 (11.03%) 4G
20 15 (11.03%) 2G
20 15 (11.03%) 3G
21 14 (10.29%) Ericsson

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.74%) G Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.68%) Unified Communications
2 38 (27.94%) VoIP
3 34 (25.00%) Firewall
4 33 (24.26%) WAN
5 28 (20.59%) LAN
6 25 (18.38%) MPLS
7 24 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 21 (15.44%) OSPF
9 20 (14.71%) BGP
10 19 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (11.76%) Ethernet
11 16 (11.76%) VPN
11 16 (11.76%) Wireshark
12 15 (11.03%) 2G
12 15 (11.03%) 3G
12 15 (11.03%) 4G
13 12 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (8.82%) WLAN
14 11 (8.09%) VLAN
15 10 (7.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.74%) MS Access
1 1 (0.74%) MySQL
1 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.74%) AppScan
2 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.74%) GDB
2 1 (0.74%) WinDbg
General
1 53 (38.97%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.56%) Back Office
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) Finance
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 8 (5.88%) Administrator
5 8 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
6 7 (5.15%) Analyst
6 7 (5.15%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Network Analyst
7 6 (4.41%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 6 (4.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Architect
8 5 (3.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) VoIP Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) Middleware
2 3 (2.21%) XMPP
3 2 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.74%) CSS
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) jQuery
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.35%) IVR
3 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.15%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.68%) IPTV
6 4 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (2.94%) STB
6 4 (2.94%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) Linux
2 9 (6.62%) Unix
3 8 (5.88%) CentOS
4 6 (4.41%) Windows
5 3 (2.21%) Android
6 2 (1.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) Migration
2 17 (12.50%) ITIL
3 12 (8.82%) Network Design
4 10 (7.35%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (5.88%) Data Management
6 7 (5.15%) High Availability
7 6 (4.41%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.94%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.94%) Process Improvement
9 4 (2.94%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (2.21%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.21%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (2.21%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.21%) Presales
10 3 (2.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.35%) Python
2 8 (5.88%) Ruby
3 7 (5.15%) SQL
4 3 (2.21%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C#
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (70.59%) CCNA
3 53 (38.97%) CCIE
4 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.56%) CCIP
6 9 (6.62%) Degree
7 7 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.41%) CCDP
8 6 (4.41%) CCNP Voice
8 6 (4.41%) JNCIA
8 6 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.68%) CCDA
9 5 (3.68%) CCVP
10 4 (2.94%) HNC
10 4 (2.94%) HND
11 2 (1.47%) CISSP
11 2 (1.47%) MCSE
11 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.47%) SCSA
11 2 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (22.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 23 (16.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (8.82%) Nagios
5 9 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.62%) Puppet
6 2 (1.47%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.74%) Ansible
7 1 (0.74%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.74%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.74%) Nessus
7 1 (0.74%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.74%) Nmap
7 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.74%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 110 (80.88%) Cisco
2 29 (21.32%) Juniper
3 19 (13.97%) Huawei
4 16 (11.76%) VMware
5 14 (10.29%) Ericsson
6 13 (9.56%) Nokia
7 12 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
8 9 (6.62%) EMC
9 8 (5.88%) F5
9 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.41%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.68%) Avaya
12 4 (2.94%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (2.94%) Mitel
12 4 (2.94%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.21%) Citrix
13 3 (2.21%) Oracle
14 2 (1.47%) SAP