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 3 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 142 162 173
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 53 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 3.91% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 17
Average daily rate
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£368 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £266 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £470 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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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
777 1099 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.12% 18.41% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 816 647
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 50
Average hourly rate £19.73 £22.00 £36.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -39.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (88.89%) Cisco
3 74 (58.73%) Firewall
4 48 (38.10%) Finance
4 48 (38.10%) F5
5 46 (36.51%) BGP
6 42 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 41 (32.54%) Juniper
8 38 (30.16%) LAN
9 37 (29.37%) OSPF
10 33 (26.19%) CCIE
11 32 (25.40%) WAN
11 32 (25.40%) VMware
12 31 (24.60%) CCNA
13 30 (23.81%) MPLS
14 29 (23.02%) Multicast
14 29 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (21.43%) Network Security
16 26 (20.63%) Citrix
17 22 (17.46%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (17.46%) Blue Coat
18 21 (16.67%) Linux
19 20 (15.87%) VPN
19 20 (15.87%) EIGRP
20 19 (15.08%) DNS
20 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (14.29%) DHCP
22 17 (13.49%) Low Latency
22 17 (13.49%) Cisco Nexus
22 17 (13.49%) Data Centre

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) Lync
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (58.73%) Firewall
2 46 (36.51%) BGP
3 38 (30.16%) LAN
4 37 (29.37%) OSPF
5 32 (25.40%) WAN
6 30 (23.81%) MPLS
7 29 (23.02%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (23.02%) Multicast
8 27 (21.43%) Network Security
9 22 (17.46%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (15.87%) EIGRP
10 20 (15.87%) VPN
11 19 (15.08%) DNS
12 18 (14.29%) DHCP
13 17 (13.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (12.70%) BIG-IP
14 16 (12.70%) VLAN
15 15 (11.90%) VPLS
16 14 (11.11%) DMVPN
16 14 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
General
1 48 (38.10%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (60.32%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Network Specialist
3 14 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 12 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
6 9 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.97%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) NOC Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) Network Support
10 5 (3.97%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) XMPP
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 12 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Eurex
5 3 (2.38%) PDA
5 3 (2.38%) Celerra
5 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Handset
5 3 (2.38%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.59%) Clustering
6 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.79%) Statistics
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.76%) UNIX
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.49%) Low Latency
2 16 (12.70%) ITIL
3 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
5 11 (8.73%) Network Design
6 8 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.76%) Line Management
8 6 (4.76%) Project Management
9 5 (3.97%) Migration
9 5 (3.97%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.97%) SIEM
10 4 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 3 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.38%) Change Management
11 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity
12 1 (0.79%) Information Security
12 1 (0.79%) TOGAF
12 1 (0.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) C
2 3 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Lisp
3 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (26.19%) CCIE
3 31 (24.60%) CCNA
4 14 (11.11%) CCSE
5 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (6.35%) MCSE
7 5 (3.97%) CISSP
7 5 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.38%) Degree
9 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 2 (1.59%) MCITP
9 2 (1.59%) CCSA
9 2 (1.59%) MCSA
9 2 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.79%) CCEA
10 1 (0.79%) CCDA
10 1 (0.79%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) vSphere
3 3 (2.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.79%) Xen
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.79%) UAG
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (3.17%) OPNET
3 3 (2.38%) Puppet
3 3 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.79%) RANCID
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 112 (88.89%) Cisco
2 48 (38.10%) F5
3 42 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 41 (32.54%) Juniper
5 32 (25.40%) VMware
6 26 (20.63%) Citrix
7 22 (17.46%) Blue Coat
8 15 (11.90%) Infoblox
9 13 (10.32%) Imperva
10 10 (7.94%) SolarWinds
10 10 (7.94%) HP
11 8 (6.35%) Riverbed
12 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.97%) BT
14 4 (3.17%) Aruba
14 4 (3.17%) EMC
14 4 (3.17%) Reuters
14 4 (3.17%) Bloomberg
15 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
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