The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / England
Rank 203 222 195
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing CCNP 496 507 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 1.09% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 5.18% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 322 361
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Median hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £37.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £50.00 £36.50
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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8385 9792 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.24% 21.04% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 6006 5691
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 454 445
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
London -13 171 £400 - 57
South East +44 168 £400 +14.28% 27
West Midlands +18 33 £360 -4.00% 13
East of England -1 24 £381 -1.61% 5
Yorkshire -8 24 £375 +25.00% 4
North East +7 21 £345 -1.42% 2
North West +10 19 £338 -15.09% 16
South West +6 17 £300 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +1 17 £300 -3.22% 8
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 1049 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 924 (88.08%) Cisco
3 550 (52.43%) Firewall
4 517 (49.29%) CCNA
5 395 (37.65%) LAN
6 394 (37.56%) WAN
7 270 (25.74%) Juniper
8 262 (24.98%) CCIE
9 259 (24.69%) CheckPoint
10 254 (24.21%) Cisco ASA
11 231 (22.02%) Security Cleared
12 223 (21.26%) Wireless
13 215 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 199 (18.97%) Data Centre
14 199 (18.97%) OSPF
15 196 (18.68%) Network Security
16 193 (18.40%) ITIL
17 192 (18.30%) BGP
18 186 (17.73%) SC Cleared
19 185 (17.64%) F5
20 168 (16.02%) VPN
21 143 (13.63%) MPLS
22 137 (13.06%) VoIP
23 118 (11.25%) TCP/IP
24 116 (11.06%) Finance
24 116 (11.06%) Network Design
25 115 (10.96%) VMware
26 109 (10.39%) Windows
27 106 (10.10%) Telecoms
28 98 (9.34%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (1.43%) IIS
1 15 (1.43%) MS Exchange
2 14 (1.33%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.14%) OpenStack
4 10 (0.95%) Apache
5 9 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.095%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.095%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.53%) Office 365
4 11 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.76%) SaaS
6 5 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.38%) PaaS
7 4 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.095%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 550 (52.43%) Firewall
2 395 (37.65%) LAN
3 394 (37.56%) WAN
4 254 (24.21%) Cisco ASA
5 223 (21.26%) Wireless
6 215 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 199 (18.97%) OSPF
8 196 (18.68%) Network Security
9 192 (18.30%) BGP
10 168 (16.02%) VPN
11 143 (13.63%) MPLS
12 137 (13.06%) VoIP
13 118 (11.25%) TCP/IP
14 95 (9.06%) VLAN
15 92 (8.77%) DNS
16 83 (7.91%) EIGRP
17 73 (6.96%) WLAN
18 68 (6.48%) DHCP
19 66 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
20 59 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.24%) MySQL
3 5 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.48%) Big Data
4 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.095%) DTS
5 1 (0.095%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.57%) JIRA
4 5 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.48%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.29%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.095%) AppScan
8 1 (0.095%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.095%) GDB
8 1 (0.095%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.095%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.095%) Subversion
8 1 (0.095%) WinDbg
General
1 116 (11.06%) Finance
2 106 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 46 (4.39%) Banking
4 26 (2.48%) Retail
5 16 (1.53%) Back Office
6 14 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.86%) Legal
8 8 (0.76%) Advertising
9 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.48%) Billing
11 4 (0.38%) Electronics
12 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) German Language
13 2 (0.19%) Law
13 2 (0.19%) Local Government
13 2 (0.19%) Marketing
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.095%) Front Office
14 1 (0.095%) Military
Job Titles
1 574 (54.72%) Network Engineer
2 225 (21.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 183 (17.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 94 (8.96%) Architect
5 82 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 75 (7.15%) Security Engineer
7 70 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 59 (5.62%) Network Architect
9 58 (5.53%) Consultant
10 50 (4.77%) Network Support
10 50 (4.77%) Support Engineer
11 42 (4.00%) Analyst
12 41 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
13 40 (3.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 38 (3.62%) Design Engineer
15 36 (3.43%) Firewall Engineer
16 32 (3.05%) Voice Engineer
17 27 (2.57%) Network Analyst
17 27 (2.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 26 (2.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.24%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.53%) XMPP
3 12 (1.14%) LAMP
3 12 (1.14%) Web Services
4 10 (0.95%) CSS
5 8 (0.76%) libvirt
5 8 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (0.67%) Middleware
7 5 (0.48%) .NET
7 5 (0.48%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.29%) Ajax
8 3 (0.29%) COM
8 3 (0.29%) ebXML
8 3 (0.29%) REST
8 3 (0.29%) SOAP
8 3 (0.29%) WCF
8 3 (0.29%) WF
9 2 (0.19%) jQuery
10 1 (0.095%) CCXML
10 1 (0.095%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 199 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 38 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 21 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 21 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.53%) Private Cloud
7 13 (1.24%) PKI
8 12 (1.14%) IVR
9 9 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.86%) Clustering
9 9 (0.86%) Cryptography
9 9 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.67%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.57%) NHS
12 5 (0.48%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.48%) IPTV
13 4 (0.38%) Replication
13 4 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.39%) Windows
2 77 (7.34%) Linux
3 63 (6.01%) Windows Server
4 44 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (3.15%) Unix
7 22 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.05%) CentOS
9 10 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.67%) Solaris
11 7 (0.67%) SUSE
12 5 (0.48%) Android
12 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.19%) Debian
15 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (18.40%) ITIL
2 116 (11.06%) Network Design
3 97 (9.25%) Load Balancing
4 76 (7.24%) Network Management
5 64 (6.10%) Migration
6 54 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
7 43 (4.10%) Change Management
8 41 (3.91%) Network Architecture
9 38 (3.62%) Service Management
10 35 (3.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 33 (3.15%) Incident Management
11 33 (3.15%) Information Security
11 33 (3.15%) Project Management
12 29 (2.76%) Service Delivery
13 28 (2.67%) Change Control
13 28 (2.67%) ITIL V3
14 27 (2.57%) Problem Management
15 24 (2.29%) Mentoring
16 23 (2.19%) High Availability
17 22 (2.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.05%) SQL
2 29 (2.76%) Python
3 25 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.33%) C
5 13 (1.24%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.05%) Ruby
7 9 (0.86%) Perl
8 7 (0.67%) Java
9 6 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.57%) PHP
10 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.38%) C#
11 4 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1049 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 517 (49.29%) CCNA
3 262 (24.98%) CCIE
4 231 (22.02%) Security Cleared
5 186 (17.73%) SC Cleared
6 98 (9.34%) CCDP
7 66 (6.29%) Degree
8 64 (6.10%) CCSA
9 61 (5.82%) CCSE
10 60 (5.72%) JNCIA
11 54 (5.15%) CCVP
12 43 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (3.72%) JNCIS
14 37 (3.53%) CCIP
14 37 (3.53%) JNCIP
15 33 (3.15%) CCDA
15 33 (3.15%) CISSP
16 28 (2.67%) DV Cleared
16 28 (2.67%) MCSE
17 25 (2.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.91%) SLA
2 33 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.53%) QA
4 15 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.29%) HL7
6 3 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.29%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.095%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.095%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (6.20%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 25 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (1.53%) vSphere
6 13 (1.24%) KVM
7 10 (0.95%) XenServer
8 8 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (0.76%) iptables
8 8 (0.76%) NFS
9 6 (0.57%) ProxySG
9 6 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.48%) UAG
10 5 (0.48%) XenApp
11 4 (0.38%) Firmware
11 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.29%) Docker
13 2 (0.19%) vCloud
13 2 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 74 (7.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 54 (5.15%) FortiGate
3 50 (4.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 34 (3.24%) Cisco UCCE
5 29 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (1.91%) Nagios
6 20 (1.91%) Puppet
7 14 (1.33%) Nessus
8 13 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (0.76%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.48%) Cisco CME
11 5 (0.48%) OpenView
12 4 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (0.38%) OPNET
12 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.29%) Cacti
13 3 (0.29%) SCCM
13 3 (0.29%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 924 (88.08%) Cisco
2 270 (25.74%) Juniper
3 259 (24.69%) CheckPoint
4 185 (17.64%) F5
5 115 (10.96%) VMware
6 94 (8.96%) Microsoft
7 90 (8.58%) Palo Alto
8 73 (6.96%) Aruba
8 73 (6.96%) HP
9 70 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 59 (5.62%) Riverbed
11 46 (4.39%) SolarWinds
12 44 (4.19%) Blue Coat
13 40 (3.81%) Citrix
14 29 (2.76%) Avaya
15 28 (2.67%) Meraki
16 27 (2.57%) Nokia
17 21 (2.00%) Huawei
18 19 (1.81%) Red Hat
18 19 (1.81%) Remedy
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