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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 194 198 247
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +49
Contract jobs citing CCNP 608 569 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 5.99% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 336 239
Median daily rate £375 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £22.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -24.44%
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
10440 9502 9618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.26% 19.32% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6565 5502 5679
Median daily rate £406 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 472 489
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 226 £400 +14.28% 62
South East -1 135 £350 +4.01% 44
South West +60 76 £363 -23.68% 10
West Midlands -19 49 £356 +9.61% 11
North West -18 40 £325 -31.57% 7
Yorkshire -4 33 £363 +20.83% 11
North East -36 19 £350 - 1
East of England -18 17 £300 -20.00% 10
East Midlands +10 11 £325 -23.52% 6
Midlands - 1 - - 1
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1130 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 968 (85.66%) Cisco
3 571 (50.53%) Firewall
4 474 (41.95%) WAN
5 458 (40.53%) CCNA
6 426 (37.70%) LAN
7 291 (25.75%) CheckPoint
8 289 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
9 285 (25.22%) Juniper
10 277 (24.51%) Wireless
11 261 (23.10%) BGP
12 254 (22.48%) MPLS
13 248 (21.95%) Security Cleared
14 236 (20.88%) CCIE
15 228 (20.18%) SC Cleared
16 220 (19.47%) VPN
17 206 (18.23%) OSPF
17 206 (18.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 203 (17.96%) Network Security
19 195 (17.26%) Data Centre
20 189 (16.73%) ITIL
21 183 (16.19%) F5
22 159 (14.07%) Finance
23 156 (13.81%) VoIP
24 146 (12.92%) TCP/IP
25 143 (12.65%) EIGRP
26 129 (11.42%) Telecoms
27 117 (10.35%) Network Design
28 113 (10.00%) Linux
29 111 (9.82%) 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 14 (1.24%) Apache
2 10 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (0.80%) IIS
4 7 (0.62%) OpenStack
5 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.088%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.088%) nginx
9 1 (0.088%) SAS
9 1 (0.088%) Smallworld
Applications
1 33 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.59%) MS Office
4 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.88%) PaaS
2 7 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.62%) IaaS
2 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.62%) SaaS
3 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.088%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 571 (50.53%) Firewall
2 474 (41.95%) WAN
3 426 (37.70%) LAN
4 289 (25.58%) Cisco ASA
5 277 (24.51%) Wireless
6 261 (23.10%) BGP
7 254 (22.48%) MPLS
8 220 (19.47%) VPN
9 206 (18.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 206 (18.23%) OSPF
10 203 (17.96%) Network Security
11 156 (13.81%) VoIP
12 146 (12.92%) TCP/IP
13 143 (12.65%) EIGRP
14 99 (8.76%) DNS
15 77 (6.81%) DHCP
16 73 (6.46%) IPsec
17 72 (6.37%) Cisco IOS
18 65 (5.75%) WLAN
19 64 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.42%) MySQL
2 13 (1.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.62%) RDBMS
3 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.35%) Informix
5 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.18%) Big Data
6 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.088%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.088%) Redis
7 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (0.88%) StarTeam
4 5 (0.44%) Subversion
5 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.27%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.18%) Hudson
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.088%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.088%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.088%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.088%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 159 (14.07%) Finance
2 129 (11.42%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.69%) Retail
4 28 (2.48%) Banking
5 14 (1.24%) Back Office
6 12 (1.06%) Legal
7 11 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 11 (0.97%) Games
8 10 (0.88%) Military
9 8 (0.71%) Billing
9 8 (0.71%) Marketing
10 6 (0.53%) Law
10 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.53%) Publishing
11 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.44%) Local Government
12 4 (0.35%) German Language
13 3 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 662 (58.58%) Network Engineer
2 227 (20.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 180 (15.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 114 (10.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 96 (8.50%) Architect
6 81 (7.17%) Support Engineer
7 80 (7.08%) Security Engineer
8 77 (6.81%) Designer
9 71 (6.28%) Network Support
10 70 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 67 (5.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 66 (5.84%) Network Designer
13 62 (5.49%) Network Architect
14 61 (5.40%) Network Support Engineer
15 51 (4.51%) Firewall Engineer
16 47 (4.16%) Consultant
17 43 (3.81%) Design Engineer
18 41 (3.63%) Analyst
18 41 (3.63%) Cisco Support
18 41 (3.63%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.07%) 802.1X
2 11 (0.97%) LAMP
2 11 (0.97%) XMPP
3 8 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (0.44%) Middleware
5 4 (0.35%) CSS
5 4 (0.35%) OCX
5 4 (0.35%) XML
6 3 (0.27%) CakePHP
6 3 (0.27%) jQuery
6 3 (0.27%) JSON
6 3 (0.27%) REST
6 3 (0.27%) SOAP
6 3 (0.27%) WAP
7 2 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.18%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.18%) libvirt
7 2 (0.18%) Web Services
7 2 (0.18%) YAML
8 1 (0.088%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 195 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 48 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.77%) Driving Licence
6 16 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (1.15%) e-Health
8 12 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (1.06%) FlexPod
8 12 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (0.88%) Clustering
10 9 (0.80%) User Experience
11 8 (0.71%) Blackberry
11 8 (0.71%) PKI
12 7 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.53%) Blog
13 6 (0.53%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.53%) IVR
13 6 (0.53%) Statistics
14 5 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.00%) Linux
2 92 (8.14%) Windows
3 50 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 32 (2.83%) Unix
5 20 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.06%) CentOS
11 10 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.44%) SUSE
14 3 (0.27%) Solaris
14 3 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.18%) AIX
15 2 (0.18%) CatOS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (16.73%) ITIL
2 117 (10.35%) Network Design
3 88 (7.79%) Load Balancing
4 71 (6.28%) Migration
5 61 (5.40%) Project Management
6 55 (4.87%) Change Management
7 51 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
8 46 (4.07%) Network Management
9 40 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 39 (3.45%) High Availability
11 33 (2.92%) Information Security
12 30 (2.65%) Incident Management
12 30 (2.65%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.39%) Problem Management
14 25 (2.21%) Network Architecture
15 24 (2.12%) Configuration Management
15 24 (2.12%) SIEM
15 24 (2.12%) TOGAF
16 23 (2.04%) Change Control
16 23 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.12%) SQL
2 20 (1.77%) Python
3 19 (1.68%) C
4 16 (1.42%) Perl
5 14 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.24%) PowerShell
6 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.53%) PHP
8 5 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.44%) Ruby
8 5 (0.44%) Tcl
9 2 (0.18%) Java
9 2 (0.18%) VB
9 2 (0.18%) VBScript
10 1 (0.088%) C#
10 1 (0.088%) Korn
10 1 (0.088%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1130 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 458 (40.53%) CCNA
3 248 (21.95%) Security Cleared
4 236 (20.88%) CCIE
5 228 (20.18%) SC Cleared
6 104 (9.20%) CCDP
7 84 (7.43%) Degree
8 51 (4.51%) JNCIP
9 47 (4.16%) CCSA
10 44 (3.89%) DV Cleared
11 43 (3.81%) CCSE
11 43 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (3.45%) JNCIA
13 38 (3.36%) JNCIS
14 36 (3.19%) MCSE
15 29 (2.57%) CCNP Voice
15 29 (2.57%) CISSP
16 28 (2.48%) CCDA
17 23 (2.04%) CCVP
18 20 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.72%) SLA
2 21 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (1.86%) PCI DSS
2 21 (1.86%) QA
3 6 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.18%) COBIT
5 2 (0.18%) GLP
5 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.088%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.088%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (6.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.77%) vSphere
4 18 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.33%) ProxySG
5 15 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.06%) vCloud
7 10 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.71%) iptables
9 7 (0.62%) XenApp
10 6 (0.53%) NFS
11 4 (0.35%) Ceph
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.27%) Firmware
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.18%) KVM
13 2 (0.18%) Snort
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (4.60%) FortiGate
2 33 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
4 22 (1.95%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
6 13 (1.15%) OpenView
7 12 (1.06%) Nagios
8 9 (0.80%) Cacti
8 9 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.80%) SCCM
9 7 (0.62%) Ansible
9 7 (0.62%) Puppet
9 7 (0.62%) TrustSec
10 6 (0.53%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.44%) vMotion
11 5 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 968 (85.66%) Cisco
2 291 (25.75%) CheckPoint
3 285 (25.22%) Juniper
4 183 (16.19%) F5
5 111 (9.82%) VMware
6 92 (8.14%) Palo Alto
7 78 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 68 (6.02%) HP
9 63 (5.58%) Fortinet
10 56 (4.96%) SolarWinds
11 44 (3.89%) Citrix
12 37 (3.27%) Aruba
12 37 (3.27%) Blue Coat
12 37 (3.27%) Riverbed
13 30 (2.65%) Remedy
14 26 (2.30%) Meraki
14 26 (2.30%) Nokia
15 24 (2.12%) NICE Systems
16 23 (2.04%) Red Hat
17 22 (1.95%) BT
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Barnwood, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £27 - £29 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Midlands
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago