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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / England
Rank 195 219 206
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 518 528 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.13% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.98% 5.28% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 344 352
Median daily rate £385 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £25.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +67.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.03 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +25.00%

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
8658 10009 9576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.70% 21.34% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5539 6256 5554
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 402 451
Median hourly rate £30.91 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £58.20 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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
South East +36 195 £380 +4.82% 24
London -24 161 £425 +6.25% 57
West Midlands +15 36 £369 -7.81% 11
East of England -2 27 £425 +17.24% 10
North East +5 25 £353 -2.75% 1
North West +11 24 £323 -11.03% 18
East Midlands +6 18 £305 +1.66% 5
Yorkshire -9 17 £375 +22.95% 4
South West -14 15 £305 -15.86% 7
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1031 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 914 (88.65%) Cisco
3 524 (50.82%) Firewall
4 502 (48.69%) CCNA
5 404 (39.19%) WAN
6 397 (38.51%) LAN
7 281 (27.26%) Juniper
8 270 (26.19%) CCIE
9 253 (24.54%) Security Cleared
10 249 (24.15%) CheckPoint
11 241 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
12 239 (23.18%) Wireless
13 221 (21.44%) F5
14 208 (20.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 208 (20.17%) SC Cleared
15 198 (19.20%) OSPF
16 192 (18.62%) ITIL
17 187 (18.14%) BGP
18 183 (17.75%) Data Centre
19 174 (16.88%) Network Security
20 165 (16.00%) MPLS
21 161 (15.62%) VPN
22 132 (12.80%) Network Design
23 128 (12.42%) VoIP
24 119 (11.54%) TCP/IP
25 116 (11.25%) Telecoms
26 115 (11.15%) VMware
27 104 (10.09%) Finance
28 103 (9.99%) CCDP
29 99 (9.60%) Palo Alto

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 16 (1.55%) Skype for Business
2 15 (1.45%) IIS
3 11 (1.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.07%) OpenStack
4 8 (0.78%) Apache
4 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.097%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.097%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.16%) MS Office
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.097%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.36%) Office 365
4 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.78%) SaaS
5 6 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.39%) PaaS
8 3 (0.29%) IaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.097%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.097%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.097%) G Suite
10 1 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 524 (50.82%) Firewall
2 404 (39.19%) WAN
3 397 (38.51%) LAN
4 241 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
5 239 (23.18%) Wireless
6 208 (20.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 198 (19.20%) OSPF
8 187 (18.14%) BGP
9 174 (16.88%) Network Security
10 165 (16.00%) MPLS
11 161 (15.62%) VPN
12 128 (12.42%) VoIP
13 119 (11.54%) TCP/IP
14 85 (8.24%) EIGRP
14 85 (8.24%) VLAN
15 84 (8.15%) DNS
16 70 (6.79%) DHCP
17 66 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
17 66 (6.40%) Unified Communications
18 63 (6.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.87%) MySQL
3 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.48%) Big Data
4 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.097%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.097%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.097%) DTS
5 1 (0.097%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.097%) MS Access
5 1 (0.097%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.58%) StarTeam
3 5 (0.48%) CruiseControl
3 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.48%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.39%) JIRA
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.097%) AppScan
6 1 (0.097%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.097%) GDB
6 1 (0.097%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.097%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.097%) Subversion
6 1 (0.097%) WinDbg
General
1 116 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 104 (10.09%) Finance
3 49 (4.75%) Banking
4 24 (2.33%) Retail
5 16 (1.55%) Back Office
6 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.78%) Legal
8 7 (0.68%) Advertising
8 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Electronics
10 4 (0.39%) Local Government
11 3 (0.29%) Billing
11 3 (0.29%) Marketing
12 2 (0.19%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) German Language
12 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.097%) Front Office
13 1 (0.097%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 550 (53.35%) Network Engineer
2 208 (20.17%) Cisco Engineer
3 164 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 92 (8.92%) Architect
5 78 (7.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 60 (5.82%) Security Engineer
7 58 (5.63%) Network Architect
8 56 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
9 52 (5.04%) Analyst
10 50 (4.85%) Consultant
11 47 (4.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 46 (4.46%) Design Engineer
12 46 (4.46%) Support Engineer
13 44 (4.27%) Network Support
14 39 (3.78%) Network Analyst
15 36 (3.49%) Network Support Engineer
16 30 (2.91%) Firewall Engineer
17 29 (2.81%) Network Design Engineer
18 26 (2.52%) Voice Engineer
19 24 (2.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.26%) XMPP
3 10 (0.97%) Web Services
4 7 (0.68%) .NET
4 7 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.68%) LAMP
5 6 (0.58%) CSS
5 6 (0.58%) libvirt
5 6 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.48%) Middleware
6 5 (0.48%) WCF
6 5 (0.48%) WF
7 3 (0.29%) COM
8 2 (0.19%) jQuery
8 2 (0.19%) RFC 2547
8 2 (0.19%) XML
9 1 (0.097%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.097%) CCXML
9 1 (0.097%) RESTful
9 1 (0.097%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 183 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (1.84%) Driving Licence
5 18 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 17 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.16%) Clustering
8 12 (1.16%) IVR
9 11 (1.07%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.68%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.58%) IPTV
11 6 (0.58%) NHS
12 5 (0.48%) PKI
13 4 (0.39%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.39%) Replication
13 4 (0.39%) STB
13 4 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (8.73%) Windows
2 70 (6.79%) Linux
3 55 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.59%) Unix
5 35 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.16%) CentOS
9 7 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.58%) Android
10 6 (0.58%) SUSE
11 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.48%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.29%) Solaris
14 2 (0.19%) Debian
14 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (18.62%) ITIL
2 132 (12.80%) Network Design
3 87 (8.44%) Load Balancing
4 78 (7.57%) Migration
5 73 (7.08%) Network Management
6 52 (5.04%) Service Management
7 47 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
8 42 (4.07%) Change Management
9 38 (3.69%) Network Architecture
10 37 (3.59%) Incident Management
11 35 (3.39%) ITSM
12 33 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
13 32 (3.10%) Mentoring
14 30 (2.91%) Project Management
15 29 (2.81%) Information Security
16 27 (2.62%) Problem Management
17 25 (2.42%) High Availability
17 25 (2.42%) Service Delivery
18 22 (2.13%) ITIL V3
19 19 (1.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (2.81%) Python
2 28 (2.72%) SQL
3 25 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 12 (1.16%) C
5 9 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 9 (0.87%) Perl
6 8 (0.78%) Ruby
7 6 (0.58%) C#
8 4 (0.39%) Java
9 3 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.29%) PHP
9 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.097%) C++
Qualifications
1 1031 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 502 (48.69%) CCNA
3 270 (26.19%) CCIE
4 253 (24.54%) Security Cleared
5 208 (20.17%) SC Cleared
6 103 (9.99%) CCDP
7 77 (7.47%) CCSE
8 76 (7.37%) CCSA
9 73 (7.08%) Degree
10 71 (6.89%) JNCIA
11 55 (5.33%) CCIP
12 38 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (3.39%) CCVP
13 35 (3.39%) JNCIE
14 32 (3.10%) JNCIS
15 31 (3.01%) CCDA
16 29 (2.81%) HP ASE
17 28 (2.72%) CCSP
17 28 (2.72%) DV Cleared
18 26 (2.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.78%) SLA
2 23 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.45%) QA
4 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) COBIT
6 3 (0.29%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.097%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.097%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.097%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.16%) vSphere
6 11 (1.07%) KVM
7 9 (0.87%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (0.78%) XenServer
9 6 (0.58%) iptables
9 6 (0.58%) NFS
9 6 (0.58%) UAG
10 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.48%) vCloud
11 4 (0.39%) Firmware
11 4 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.39%) XenApp
12 3 (0.29%) Docker
12 3 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (7.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 74 (7.18%) FortiGate
3 48 (4.66%) Cisco UCCX
4 38 (3.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 33 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
6 22 (2.13%) Nagios
7 20 (1.94%) Puppet
8 15 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.68%) Nessus
9 7 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.58%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.48%) Cisco CME
11 5 (0.48%) OpenView
12 4 (0.39%) Ansible
12 4 (0.39%) EnCase
12 4 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.29%) Cacti
13 3 (0.29%) Terraform
14 2 (0.19%) Packer
14 2 (0.19%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 914 (88.65%) Cisco
2 281 (27.26%) Juniper
3 249 (24.15%) CheckPoint
4 221 (21.44%) F5
5 115 (11.15%) VMware
6 99 (9.60%) Palo Alto
7 85 (8.24%) Microsoft
8 80 (7.76%) HP
9 77 (7.47%) Aruba
10 76 (7.37%) Fortinet
11 70 (6.79%) Riverbed
12 49 (4.75%) Citrix
12 49 (4.75%) SolarWinds
13 43 (4.17%) Blue Coat
14 28 (2.72%) Nokia
15 24 (2.33%) Huawei
16 22 (2.13%) Avaya
16 22 (2.13%) Meraki
17 19 (1.84%) Red Hat
17 19 (1.84%) Remedy
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Taunton
TDA Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £52k - 58k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Rate: £300 - £400 / day
Posted: 24 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago