The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
London / City of London
Rank 134 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 22 31 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.04% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 6.62% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 68
Median daily rate £433 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
438 468 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.05% 15.63% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 336 632
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £648 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £17.96 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £37.08 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (93.88%) Cisco
3 36 (73.47%) Firewall
4 26 (53.06%) Finance
5 24 (48.98%) WAN
6 21 (42.86%) LAN
7 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
7 18 (36.73%) Network Security
8 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (34.69%) Juniper
9 15 (30.61%) BGP
9 15 (30.61%) Banking
10 14 (28.57%) MPLS
10 14 (28.57%) F5
11 13 (26.53%) CCNA
12 11 (22.45%) OSPF
12 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.45%) Wireless
12 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
12 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
13 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
14 9 (18.37%) CCSE
14 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (16.33%) Network Management
15 8 (16.33%) Windows
16 7 (14.29%) CCIE
16 7 (14.29%) CCSP
17 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
17 6 (12.24%) HSRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) WAN
3 21 (42.86%) LAN
4 18 (36.73%) Network Security
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (30.61%) BGP
7 14 (28.57%) MPLS
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (22.45%) OSPF
8 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.45%) Wireless
9 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
10 6 (12.24%) HSRP
10 6 (12.24%) IPsec
10 6 (12.24%) Multicast
10 6 (12.24%) SNMP
10 6 (12.24%) SSL
10 6 (12.24%) VPN
10 6 (12.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 10 (20.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Security Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Equities
5 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Network Management
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 4 (8.16%) Change Control
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security
4 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) High Availability
5 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Python
2 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.53%) CCNA
3 9 (18.37%) CCSE
4 7 (14.29%) CCIE
4 7 (14.29%) CCSP
5 6 (12.24%) CCDP
6 4 (8.16%) CCMSE
7 3 (6.12%) CCSA
8 2 (4.08%) CCVP
8 2 (4.08%) CISSP
9 1 (2.04%) CISA
9 1 (2.04%) CISM
9 1 (2.04%) Degree
9 1 (2.04%) GIAC
9 1 (2.04%) GSEC
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.04%) EnCase
1 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Cisco
2 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
3 17 (34.69%) Juniper
4 14 (28.57%) F5
5 11 (22.45%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
6 6 (12.24%) Meraki
7 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.12%) Aruba
9 3 (6.12%) NetScout
10 2 (4.08%) Reuters
10 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.08%) VMware
10 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
11 1 (2.04%) Avaya
11 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.04%) Nortel
11 1 (2.04%) Tandberg