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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 188 223 259
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +36
Contract jobs citing CCNP 669 518 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.03% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 5.51% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 308 242
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £27.45 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.27 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -8.24%
CCNP
UK

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
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 241 £400 +6.66% 48
South East +36 159 £375 +10.29% 46
South West +54 74 £350 +3.70% 5
West Midlands -21 58 £350 +9.37% 10
North West -11 48 £350 -14.63% 4
Yorkshire -5 39 £350 - 10
East of England +11 21 £280 -22.75% 12
North East -43 20 £350 +24.11%
East Midlands -6 10 £295 -18.55% 2
Midlands -5 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 1207 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1025 (84.92%) Cisco
3 624 (51.70%) Firewall
4 508 (42.09%) WAN
5 503 (41.67%) CCNA
6 460 (38.11%) LAN
7 315 (26.10%) CheckPoint
8 309 (25.60%) Juniper
9 308 (25.52%) Cisco ASA
10 291 (24.11%) Security Cleared
11 288 (23.86%) Wireless
12 285 (23.61%) BGP
13 267 (22.12%) SC Cleared
14 265 (21.96%) MPLS
15 252 (20.88%) CCIE
16 238 (19.72%) Network Security
17 236 (19.55%) Data Centre
17 236 (19.55%) VPN
18 225 (18.64%) OSPF
19 205 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
20 193 (15.99%) ITIL
21 191 (15.82%) F5
22 177 (14.66%) VoIP
23 167 (13.84%) TCP/IP
24 143 (11.85%) Finance
25 140 (11.60%) EIGRP
26 131 (10.85%) Network Design
27 127 (10.52%) Linux
28 126 (10.44%) Telecoms
29 120 (9.94%) VMware

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 (1.24%) Apache
2 11 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.83%) IIS
3 10 (0.83%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 8 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.083%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.083%) nginx
9 1 (0.083%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.49%) MS Office
4 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.083%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.99%) PaaS
2 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.66%) Office 365
3 8 (0.66%) SaaS
4 7 (0.58%) IaaS
5 6 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.083%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.083%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.083%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 624 (51.70%) Firewall
2 508 (42.09%) WAN
3 460 (38.11%) LAN
4 308 (25.52%) Cisco ASA
5 288 (23.86%) Wireless
6 285 (23.61%) BGP
7 265 (21.96%) MPLS
8 238 (19.72%) Network Security
9 236 (19.55%) VPN
10 225 (18.64%) OSPF
11 205 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 177 (14.66%) VoIP
13 167 (13.84%) TCP/IP
14 140 (11.60%) EIGRP
15 89 (7.37%) DNS
16 85 (7.04%) IPsec
17 74 (6.13%) Cisco IOS
18 72 (5.97%) DHCP
19 65 (5.39%) VLAN
20 63 (5.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.41%) MySQL
3 8 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 7 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.33%) Informix
6 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.083%) Big Data
7 1 (0.083%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.083%) Redis
7 1 (0.083%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (0.83%) StarTeam
4 9 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.66%) Subversion
6 6 (0.50%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.17%) Hudson
8 2 (0.17%) JIRA
9 1 (0.083%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.083%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.083%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 143 (11.85%) Finance
2 126 (10.44%) Telecoms
3 51 (4.23%) Retail
4 33 (2.73%) Banking
5 18 (1.49%) Legal
6 12 (0.99%) Back Office
7 11 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.91%) Games
7 11 (0.91%) Marketing
8 8 (0.66%) Billing
8 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.66%) Military
9 6 (0.50%) Publishing
10 5 (0.41%) German Language
10 5 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.41%) Law
10 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.25%) Electronics
11 3 (0.25%) French Language
11 3 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 721 (59.73%) Network Engineer
2 232 (19.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 184 (15.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 120 (9.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 106 (8.78%) Security Engineer
6 100 (8.29%) Architect
7 90 (7.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 85 (7.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 83 (6.88%) Designer
10 81 (6.71%) Support Engineer
11 75 (6.21%) Firewall Engineer
12 70 (5.80%) Network Designer
13 65 (5.39%) Network Support
14 63 (5.22%) Network Architect
15 59 (4.89%) Network Support Engineer
16 55 (4.56%) Consultant
17 40 (3.31%) Design Engineer
17 40 (3.31%) Voice Engineer
18 38 (3.15%) Cisco Support
19 37 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.81%) 802.1X
2 14 (1.16%) LAMP
3 12 (0.99%) Middleware
4 11 (0.91%) XMPP
5 8 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (0.58%) XML
7 6 (0.50%) CakePHP
7 6 (0.50%) CSS
7 6 (0.50%) jQuery
7 6 (0.50%) JSON
7 6 (0.50%) REST
7 6 (0.50%) SOAP
8 4 (0.33%) OCX
9 2 (0.17%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.17%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.17%) libvirt
9 2 (0.17%) WAP
9 2 (0.17%) YAML
10 1 (0.083%) WCF
10 1 (0.083%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 236 (19.55%) Data Centre
2 46 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 21 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 16 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (1.24%) FlexPod
7 15 (1.24%) User Experience
8 11 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.83%) Clustering
9 10 (0.83%) e-Health
10 9 (0.75%) AS400
10 9 (0.75%) Mainframe
10 9 (0.75%) PKI
10 9 (0.75%) Tandem
11 8 (0.66%) EMC VNX
12 7 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.58%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 127 (10.52%) Linux
2 108 (8.95%) Windows
3 60 (4.97%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.07%) Unix
5 22 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.24%) CentOS
9 13 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
9 13 (1.08%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.33%) Solaris
12 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.25%) SUSE
13 3 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.17%) AIX
14 2 (0.17%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (15.99%) ITIL
2 131 (10.85%) Network Design
3 95 (7.87%) Load Balancing
4 83 (6.88%) Migration
5 65 (5.39%) Network Management
6 63 (5.22%) Project Management
7 56 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
8 54 (4.47%) Change Management
9 43 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 41 (3.40%) High Availability
11 35 (2.90%) Service Delivery
12 32 (2.65%) Information Security
12 32 (2.65%) Problem Management
13 31 (2.57%) Change Control
14 30 (2.49%) Incident Management
15 29 (2.40%) ITIL V3
16 27 (2.24%) SIEM
17 26 (2.15%) TOGAF
18 25 (2.07%) Configuration Management
19 23 (1.91%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (2.32%) Python
2 22 (1.82%) Perl
2 22 (1.82%) SQL
3 14 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 14 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 12 (0.99%) C
4 12 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 10 (0.83%) PHP
6 9 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.41%) Ruby
7 5 (0.41%) Tcl
8 3 (0.25%) Java
9 2 (0.17%) VB
9 2 (0.17%) VBScript
10 1 (0.083%) C#
10 1 (0.083%) Korn
10 1 (0.083%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1207 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 503 (41.67%) CCNA
3 291 (24.11%) Security Cleared
4 267 (22.12%) SC Cleared
5 252 (20.88%) CCIE
6 118 (9.78%) CCDP
7 89 (7.37%) Degree
8 56 (4.64%) JNCIP
9 52 (4.31%) CCSE
10 47 (3.89%) DV Cleared
11 45 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (3.23%) MCSE
13 38 (3.15%) CCDA
14 37 (3.07%) JNCIA
15 36 (2.98%) CCSA
15 36 (2.98%) JNCIS
16 30 (2.49%) CISSP
16 30 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 26 (2.15%) CCNP Voice
18 22 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.81%) SLA
2 30 (2.49%) QA
3 25 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.17%) GLP
7 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.083%) MiFID
8 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.57%) vSphere
4 20 (1.66%) ProxySG
5 18 (1.49%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.91%) vCloud
8 9 (0.75%) XenApp
9 8 (0.66%) iptables
10 7 (0.58%) NFS
10 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.33%) Ceph
11 4 (0.33%) Firmware
11 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.17%) KVM
13 2 (0.17%) Snort
13 2 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (5.80%) FortiGate
2 38 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 34 (2.82%) Nagios
4 32 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (2.15%) OpenView
6 21 (1.74%) Cisco UCCE
7 18 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.33%) Cacti
8 16 (1.33%) Puppet
9 13 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (0.83%) SCCM
11 9 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.66%) Ansible
13 7 (0.58%) SmoothWall
13 7 (0.58%) TrustSec
14 6 (0.50%) HAProxy
15 5 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 5 (0.41%) OPNET
15 5 (0.41%) SmokePing
16 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1025 (84.92%) Cisco
2 315 (26.10%) CheckPoint
3 309 (25.60%) Juniper
4 191 (15.82%) F5
5 120 (9.94%) VMware
6 113 (9.36%) Palo Alto
7 88 (7.29%) Microsoft
8 81 (6.71%) Fortinet
9 72 (5.97%) HP
10 61 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 47 (3.89%) Citrix
12 45 (3.73%) Aruba
13 41 (3.40%) Blue Coat
14 35 (2.90%) Riverbed
15 29 (2.40%) Remedy
16 25 (2.07%) Meraki
17 23 (1.91%) EMC
17 23 (1.91%) NICE Systems
18 22 (1.82%) Red Hat
19 21 (1.74%) NetApp
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