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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 222 221 212
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 510 569 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.13% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 5.45% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 375 347
Median daily rate £400 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £16.01 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-56.81% +25.71%
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
9240 10437 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5846 6405 6200
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 496 501
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -19 195 £425 +6.25% 55
South East +18 150 £425 +20.56% 36
West Midlands +11 45 £388 +3.33% 15
Yorkshire +11 30 £425 +31.78% 9
North West -8 23 £344 -12.69% 13
South West -8 21 £275 -28.33% 4
East Midlands 0 16 £325 -18.75% 6
East of England -24 15 £330 -12.00% 11
North East -19 8 £325 - 1
Midlands +2 1 £475 +111.11%
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 972 (85.41%) Cisco
3 591 (51.93%) Firewall
4 552 (48.51%) CCNA
5 418 (36.73%) LAN
6 408 (35.85%) WAN
7 299 (26.27%) CheckPoint
8 294 (25.83%) Cisco ASA
9 280 (24.60%) Juniper
10 252 (22.14%) CCIE
11 244 (21.44%) Network Security
12 242 (21.27%) Security Cleared
13 240 (21.09%) Data Centre
14 239 (21.00%) Wireless
15 223 (19.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 219 (19.24%) OSPF
17 215 (18.89%) BGP
18 201 (17.66%) SC Cleared
19 195 (17.14%) VPN
20 185 (16.26%) F5
21 176 (15.47%) ITIL
22 150 (13.18%) VoIP
23 143 (12.57%) TCP/IP
24 137 (12.04%) MPLS
25 126 (11.07%) Network Design
26 121 (10.63%) Finance
27 120 (10.54%) VMware
28 119 (10.46%) Palo Alto
29 112 (9.84%) Windows
30 108 (9.49%) Load Balancing

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 20 (1.76%) Apache
2 15 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.05%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.62%) IIS
7 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.088%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.088%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.088%) SAS
9 1 (0.088%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.49%) MS Office
4 3 (0.26%) MS Project
5 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.58%) Office 365
4 13 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.53%) SaaS
6 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.088%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.088%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.088%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 591 (51.93%) Firewall
2 418 (36.73%) LAN
3 408 (35.85%) WAN
4 294 (25.83%) Cisco ASA
5 244 (21.44%) Network Security
6 239 (21.00%) Wireless
7 223 (19.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 219 (19.24%) OSPF
9 215 (18.89%) BGP
10 195 (17.14%) VPN
11 150 (13.18%) VoIP
12 143 (12.57%) TCP/IP
13 137 (12.04%) MPLS
14 104 (9.14%) DNS
15 100 (8.79%) VLAN
16 89 (7.82%) EIGRP
16 89 (7.82%) Wi-Fi
17 79 (6.94%) WLAN
18 77 (6.77%) DHCP
19 67 (5.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.93%) MySQL
3 7 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (0.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.26%) Big Data
4 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.088%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.088%) DTS
5 1 (0.088%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (0.70%) PHPUnit
4 8 (0.70%) Subversion
5 6 (0.53%) JIRA
6 4 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.35%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.088%) AppScan
9 1 (0.088%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.088%) GDB
9 1 (0.088%) WinDbg
General
1 121 (10.63%) Finance
2 94 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 36 (3.16%) Banking
4 27 (2.37%) Retail
5 18 (1.58%) Legal
6 17 (1.49%) Back Office
7 13 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.62%) Advertising
10 5 (0.44%) Automotive
10 5 (0.44%) Billing
10 5 (0.44%) Law
10 5 (0.44%) Military
11 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.26%) German Language
11 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Electronics
12 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.18%) Marketing
13 1 (0.088%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 635 (55.80%) Network Engineer
2 250 (21.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 211 (18.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 97 (8.52%) Security Engineer
5 96 (8.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 95 (8.35%) Architect
7 90 (7.91%) Network Security Engineer
8 68 (5.98%) Consultant
9 62 (5.45%) Network Architect
10 57 (5.01%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 56 (4.92%) Support Engineer
12 50 (4.39%) Network Support
13 49 (4.31%) Firewall Engineer
14 47 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
15 36 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (2.99%) Analyst
16 34 (2.99%) Design Engineer
17 33 (2.90%) Voice Engineer
18 31 (2.72%) Administrator
19 29 (2.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 21 (1.85%) LAMP
3 14 (1.23%) CSS
3 14 (1.23%) Middleware
4 12 (1.05%) Web Services
4 12 (1.05%) XMPP
5 10 (0.88%) libvirt
5 10 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (0.88%) REST
5 10 (0.88%) SOAP
6 9 (0.79%) jQuery
6 9 (0.79%) XML
7 8 (0.70%) CakePHP
8 7 (0.62%) JSON
9 5 (0.44%) .NET
9 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.35%) COM
11 3 (0.26%) Ajax
11 3 (0.26%) ebXML
11 3 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 240 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 37 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 32 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 19 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 17 (1.49%) PKI
8 15 (1.32%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.05%) IVR
10 11 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.97%) User Experience
11 10 (0.88%) Cryptography
11 10 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.62%) CESG
13 7 (0.62%) NHS
13 7 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
14 6 (0.53%) Visualisation
15 5 (0.44%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 112 (9.84%) Windows
2 99 (8.70%) Linux
3 66 (5.80%) Windows Server
4 37 (3.25%) Unix
5 36 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.41%) CentOS
9 14 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.79%) Solaris
11 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.70%) SUSE
13 3 (0.26%) Android
13 3 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (15.47%) ITIL
2 126 (11.07%) Network Design
3 108 (9.49%) Load Balancing
4 97 (8.52%) Network Management
5 66 (5.80%) Migration
6 64 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
7 45 (3.95%) Network Architecture
8 44 (3.87%) Change Management
9 42 (3.69%) Information Security
10 40 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 39 (3.43%) Project Management
12 36 (3.16%) Change Control
12 36 (3.16%) ITIL V3
13 29 (2.55%) Incident Management
13 29 (2.55%) Service Delivery
14 28 (2.46%) Problem Management
15 26 (2.28%) Configuration Management
16 23 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (2.02%) Service Management
17 20 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.43%) SQL
2 33 (2.90%) Python
3 15 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 14 (1.23%) Perl
4 14 (1.23%) PHP
4 14 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 13 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 10 (0.88%) C
7 9 (0.79%) Ruby
8 8 (0.70%) Java
8 8 (0.70%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.35%) C#
9 4 (0.35%) C++
10 2 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.088%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 552 (48.51%) CCNA
3 252 (22.14%) CCIE
4 242 (21.27%) Security Cleared
5 201 (17.66%) SC Cleared
6 104 (9.14%) CCDP
7 61 (5.36%) Degree
8 51 (4.48%) CCVP
9 47 (4.13%) CCDA
10 46 (4.04%) CISSP
10 46 (4.04%) JNCIP
11 44 (3.87%) JNCIA
12 41 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (3.34%) JNCIS
14 36 (3.16%) CCSA
15 34 (2.99%) CCSE
15 34 (2.99%) MCSE
16 27 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
17 23 (2.02%) MCSA
18 22 (1.93%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.43%) PCI DSS
2 38 (3.34%) SLA
3 29 (2.55%) QA
4 28 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.62%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.35%) COBIT
8 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.26%) HL7
9 3 (0.26%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.088%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.088%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 64 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (5.27%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.55%) vSphere
4 24 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 14 (1.23%) KVM
7 12 (1.05%) XenServer
8 11 (0.97%) NFS
9 10 (0.88%) iptables
10 7 (0.62%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.44%) XenApp
12 4 (0.35%) Firmware
13 3 (0.26%) Docker
13 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.18%) Xen
15 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.088%) Postfix
15 1 (0.088%) Squid
Systems Management
1 70 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 51 (4.48%) FortiGate
3 43 (3.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 35 (3.08%) Nagios
5 30 (2.64%) Cisco Prime
5 30 (2.64%) Cisco UCCE
6 26 (2.28%) Puppet
7 17 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
9 14 (1.23%) Nessus
9 14 (1.23%) OpenView
10 10 (0.88%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.79%) Cacti
11 9 (0.79%) SCCM
12 7 (0.62%) OPNET
12 7 (0.62%) SmoothWall
13 5 (0.44%) EnCase
13 5 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
14 4 (0.35%) Ansible
14 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 972 (85.41%) Cisco
2 299 (26.27%) CheckPoint
3 280 (24.60%) Juniper
4 185 (16.26%) F5
5 120 (10.54%) VMware
6 119 (10.46%) Palo Alto
7 106 (9.31%) Microsoft
8 70 (6.15%) HP
9 67 (5.89%) Fortinet
10 56 (4.92%) Aruba
11 55 (4.83%) SolarWinds
12 48 (4.22%) Riverbed
13 40 (3.51%) Blue Coat
14 33 (2.90%) Citrix
15 32 (2.81%) Meraki
16 31 (2.72%) Avaya
17 25 (2.20%) Huawei
18 22 (1.93%) Dell
19 20 (1.76%) Nokia
20 19 (1.67%) Red Hat
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