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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 192 202 247
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +45
Contract jobs citing CCNP 659 584 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.13% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 5.88% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 364 265
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 9
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £28.66 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £49.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
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
10627 9934 9252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.30% 19.22% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6657 6021 5300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 487 404
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.57 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +21 230 £420 +8.03% 46
South East +24 174 £375 +11.11% 45
South West +23 65 £339 -3.21% 11
West Midlands -14 61 £375 +16.27% 14
Yorkshire +6 52 £350 - 12
North West -34 29 £375 - 15
East of England +16 26 £305 -12.85% 13
North East -38 11 £264 -6.38% 1
East Midlands -10 9 £325 -7.07% 2
Midlands -5 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1262 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1071 (84.87%) Cisco
3 679 (53.80%) Firewall
4 530 (42.00%) CCNA
5 519 (41.13%) WAN
6 485 (38.43%) LAN
7 355 (28.13%) CheckPoint
8 336 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
9 320 (25.36%) Security Cleared
10 319 (25.28%) Juniper
11 312 (24.72%) Wireless
12 290 (22.98%) SC Cleared
13 286 (22.66%) BGP
14 268 (21.24%) Network Security
15 261 (20.68%) Data Centre
16 252 (19.97%) CCIE
17 251 (19.89%) VPN
18 237 (18.78%) MPLS
19 236 (18.70%) OSPF
20 206 (16.32%) Cisco Nexus
21 202 (16.01%) F5
22 190 (15.06%) ITIL
23 189 (14.98%) VoIP
24 178 (14.10%) TCP/IP
25 144 (11.41%) CCDP
26 140 (11.09%) Linux
27 132 (10.46%) EIGRP
27 132 (10.46%) VMware
27 132 (10.46%) Palo Alto
28 130 (10.30%) Network Design

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 22 (1.74%) Apache
2 17 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 11 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.71%) IIS
4 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 9 (0.71%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.079%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.079%) nginx
9 1 (0.079%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.51%) MS Office
4 7 (0.55%) MS Project
5 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.079%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.79%) PaaS
2 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.55%) IaaS
4 7 (0.55%) SaaS
5 6 (0.48%) Office 365
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.079%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.079%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 679 (53.80%) Firewall
2 519 (41.13%) WAN
3 485 (38.43%) LAN
4 336 (26.62%) Cisco ASA
5 312 (24.72%) Wireless
6 286 (22.66%) BGP
7 268 (21.24%) Network Security
8 251 (19.89%) VPN
9 237 (18.78%) MPLS
10 236 (18.70%) OSPF
11 206 (16.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 189 (14.98%) VoIP
13 178 (14.10%) TCP/IP
14 132 (10.46%) EIGRP
15 106 (8.40%) DNS
16 88 (6.97%) IPsec
17 81 (6.42%) DHCP
18 80 (6.34%) VLAN
19 77 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
20 70 (5.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.74%) MySQL
3 13 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 12 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 6 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.24%) Informix
7 1 (0.079%) Big Data
7 1 (0.079%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.079%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.03%) Subversion
3 11 (0.87%) PHPUnit
4 10 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.55%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.16%) Hudson
8 2 (0.16%) JIRA
General
1 130 (10.30%) Finance
2 121 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.65%) Retail
4 39 (3.09%) Banking
5 22 (1.74%) Legal
6 11 (0.87%) Back Office
6 11 (0.87%) Games
7 9 (0.71%) Billing
7 9 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.71%) Marketing
7 9 (0.71%) Military
8 7 (0.55%) Law
9 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.40%) German Language
10 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.32%) Publishing
12 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.24%) Automotive
12 3 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 770 (61.01%) Network Engineer
2 229 (18.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 192 (15.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 124 (9.83%) Security Engineer
5 123 (9.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 107 (8.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 102 (8.08%) Architect
8 100 (7.92%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 84 (6.66%) Firewall Engineer
10 79 (6.26%) Support Engineer
11 76 (6.02%) Designer
12 64 (5.07%) Consultant
12 64 (5.07%) Network Support
13 63 (4.99%) Network Designer
14 61 (4.83%) Network Architect
15 59 (4.68%) Network Support Engineer
16 41 (3.25%) Analyst
17 40 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 39 (3.09%) Network Consultant
19 37 (2.93%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 20 (1.58%) LAMP
3 17 (1.35%) Middleware
4 12 (0.95%) XML
5 11 (0.87%) CakePHP
5 11 (0.87%) jQuery
5 11 (0.87%) JSON
5 11 (0.87%) REST
5 11 (0.87%) SOAP
6 10 (0.79%) CSS
6 10 (0.79%) XMPP
7 9 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.40%) libvirt
9 4 (0.32%) OCX
10 2 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.16%) ELK Stack
10 2 (0.16%) VXML
10 2 (0.16%) WAP
10 2 (0.16%) YAML
11 1 (0.079%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 261 (20.68%) Data Centre
2 43 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 22 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (1.58%) User Experience
7 19 (1.51%) Driving Licence
8 15 (1.19%) FlexPod
9 14 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (0.87%) PKI
11 9 (0.71%) AS400
11 9 (0.71%) Clustering
11 9 (0.71%) e-Health
11 9 (0.71%) EMC VNX
11 9 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.71%) Tandem
12 8 (0.63%) IVR
13 7 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.09%) Linux
2 114 (9.03%) Windows
3 65 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 42 (3.33%) Unix
5 27 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.58%) CentOS
9 15 (1.19%) Ubuntu
10 13 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
11 12 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.48%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) SUSE
14 3 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (15.06%) ITIL
2 130 (10.30%) Network Design
3 102 (8.08%) Load Balancing
4 84 (6.66%) Migration
5 74 (5.86%) Network Management
6 65 (5.15%) Project Management
7 63 (4.99%) Network Monitoring
8 57 (4.52%) Change Management
9 48 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 41 (3.25%) Information Security
11 39 (3.09%) High Availability
12 37 (2.93%) ITIL V3
13 36 (2.85%) Service Delivery
14 35 (2.77%) Change Control
15 32 (2.54%) Incident Management
16 30 (2.38%) Problem Management
17 26 (2.06%) Configuration Management
17 26 (2.06%) SIEM
18 25 (1.98%) TOGAF
19 24 (1.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (2.46%) Python
2 29 (2.30%) SQL
3 23 (1.82%) Perl
4 16 (1.27%) PHP
5 14 (1.11%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 13 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 11 (0.87%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.71%) C
9 6 (0.48%) Tcl
10 5 (0.40%) Ruby
11 4 (0.32%) Java
12 2 (0.16%) VB
12 2 (0.16%) VBScript
13 1 (0.079%) Korn
13 1 (0.079%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1262 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 530 (42.00%) CCNA
3 320 (25.36%) Security Cleared
4 290 (22.98%) SC Cleared
5 252 (19.97%) CCIE
6 144 (11.41%) CCDP
7 93 (7.37%) Degree
8 60 (4.75%) CCSE
9 55 (4.36%) JNCIP
10 52 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (3.65%) CCDA
11 46 (3.65%) MCSE
12 44 (3.49%) CISSP
12 44 (3.49%) JNCIA
13 42 (3.33%) DV Cleared
14 41 (3.25%) CCSA
15 39 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 32 (2.54%) JNCIS
17 23 (1.82%) CCSP
17 23 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.96%) SLA
2 36 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (2.46%) QA
4 28 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.55%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.16%) GLP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 77 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 40 (3.17%) vSphere
4 19 (1.51%) ProxySG
5 17 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.79%) vCloud
8 9 (0.71%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.63%) NFS
9 8 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.55%) iptables
11 6 (0.48%) XenApp
12 5 (0.40%) Firmware
12 5 (0.40%) KVM
12 5 (0.40%) XenServer
13 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.16%) Ceph
15 2 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 74 (5.86%) FortiGate
2 43 (3.41%) Nagios
3 41 (3.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 29 (2.30%) Cisco Prime
5 24 (1.90%) OpenView
6 20 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 20 (1.58%) Puppet
7 19 (1.51%) Cacti
8 18 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
10 12 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (0.95%) SCCM
11 9 (0.71%) OPNET
12 7 (0.55%) Ansible
12 7 (0.55%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.55%) SmoothWall
12 7 (0.55%) TrustSec
13 6 (0.48%) SmokePing
14 5 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 4 (0.32%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 1071 (84.87%) Cisco
2 355 (28.13%) CheckPoint
3 319 (25.28%) Juniper
4 202 (16.01%) F5
5 132 (10.46%) Palo Alto
5 132 (10.46%) VMware
6 102 (8.08%) Microsoft
7 86 (6.81%) Fortinet
8 77 (6.10%) HP
9 69 (5.47%) SolarWinds
10 51 (4.04%) Aruba
11 47 (3.72%) Citrix
12 46 (3.65%) Blue Coat
13 42 (3.33%) Riverbed
14 28 (2.22%) Remedy
15 27 (2.14%) Meraki
16 24 (1.90%) EMC
16 24 (1.90%) NICE Systems
17 22 (1.74%) Red Hat
18 21 (1.66%) NetApp
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