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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 202 202 239
Rank change year-on-year
0 +37
Contract jobs citing CCNP 635 621 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 6.06% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 381 287
Median daily rate £375 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £44.90 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +35.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.00 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £50.27 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -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
10108 10248 9618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.38% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6340 6213 5545
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 492 409
Median hourly rate £27.61 £23.75 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -23 195 £413 +3.12% 41
South East +19 170 £375 +11.11% 38
Yorkshire +25 64 £344 -1.78% 11
West Midlands -5 58 £400 +23.07% 4
East of England +33 47 £320 +1.58% 15
South West -9 41 £325 -13.33% 12
North West +3 33 £375 +7.14% 18
East Midlands -7 12 £288 -28.12% 4
North East -26 8 £375 +27.55% 1
Midlands -11 2 £375 +17.18%
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1270 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1078 (84.88%) Cisco
3 714 (56.22%) Firewall
4 548 (43.15%) CCNA
5 484 (38.11%) WAN
6 468 (36.85%) LAN
7 371 (29.21%) CheckPoint
8 358 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
9 316 (24.88%) Juniper
10 299 (23.54%) Wireless
11 279 (21.97%) Network Security
12 278 (21.89%) CCIE
13 276 (21.73%) Data Centre
14 272 (21.42%) Security Cleared
15 264 (20.79%) BGP
16 238 (18.74%) SC Cleared
17 232 (18.27%) OSPF
18 228 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
19 226 (17.80%) VPN
20 209 (16.46%) ITIL
20 209 (16.46%) F5
21 192 (15.12%) TCP/IP
22 187 (14.72%) MPLS
23 183 (14.41%) VoIP
24 144 (11.34%) CCDP
25 137 (10.79%) Palo Alto
26 132 (10.39%) Windows
26 132 (10.39%) Finance
27 130 (10.24%) Linux
28 129 (10.16%) 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 23 (1.81%) Apache
2 20 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.71%) IIS
5 9 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
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 43 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.50%) MS Office
4 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.079%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.71%) Office 365
2 9 (0.71%) PaaS
3 8 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.55%) IaaS
4 7 (0.55%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.079%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.079%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 714 (56.22%) Firewall
2 484 (38.11%) WAN
3 468 (36.85%) LAN
4 358 (28.19%) Cisco ASA
5 299 (23.54%) Wireless
6 279 (21.97%) Network Security
7 264 (20.79%) BGP
8 232 (18.27%) OSPF
9 228 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 226 (17.80%) VPN
11 192 (15.12%) TCP/IP
12 187 (14.72%) MPLS
13 183 (14.41%) VoIP
14 122 (9.61%) EIGRP
15 113 (8.90%) DNS
16 85 (6.69%) Cisco IOS
17 81 (6.38%) VLAN
18 78 (6.14%) DHCP
19 73 (5.75%) WLAN
20 70 (5.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.89%) MySQL
3 12 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 11 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.31%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.079%) Big Data
8 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.079%) Informix
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.02%) Subversion
3 12 (0.94%) PHPUnit
4 11 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.31%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.079%) Hudson
General
1 132 (10.39%) Finance
2 113 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.54%) Banking
4 37 (2.91%) Retail
5 22 (1.73%) Legal
6 13 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.79%) Billing
8 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.63%) Law
9 8 (0.63%) Marketing
10 7 (0.55%) Back Office
10 7 (0.55%) Games
10 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.47%) Military
12 5 (0.39%) German Language
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
13 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.31%) Publishing
14 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 793 (62.44%) Network Engineer
2 261 (20.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 222 (17.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 128 (10.08%) Security Engineer
5 111 (8.74%) Network Security Engineer
6 109 (8.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 90 (7.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 87 (6.85%) Architect
9 86 (6.77%) Firewall Engineer
10 84 (6.61%) Support Engineer
11 71 (5.59%) Consultant
12 69 (5.43%) Network Support
13 64 (5.04%) Network Support Engineer
14 52 (4.09%) Network Architect
15 46 (3.62%) Designer
16 39 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 38 (2.99%) Analyst
17 38 (2.99%) Voice Engineer
18 33 (2.60%) Network Designer
19 32 (2.52%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.31%) 802.1X
2 24 (1.89%) LAMP
3 17 (1.34%) Middleware
4 15 (1.18%) CSS
5 14 (1.10%) REST
5 14 (1.10%) SOAP
6 12 (0.94%) CakePHP
6 12 (0.94%) jQuery
6 12 (0.94%) XML
6 12 (0.94%) XMPP
7 11 (0.87%) JSON
8 8 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.47%) libvirt
9 6 (0.47%) Web Services
10 4 (0.31%) OCX
11 3 (0.24%) Ajax
11 3 (0.24%) ebXML
12 2 (0.16%) ELK Stack
12 2 (0.16%) VXML
12 2 (0.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 276 (21.73%) Data Centre
2 42 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 19 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 19 (1.50%) User Experience
7 17 (1.34%) PKI
8 14 (1.10%) FlexPod
9 13 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.71%) AS400
11 9 (0.71%) e-Health
11 9 (0.71%) EMC VNX
11 9 (0.71%) IVR
11 9 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.71%) Tandem
12 7 (0.55%) CESG
12 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 132 (10.39%) Windows
2 130 (10.24%) Linux
3 74 (5.83%) Windows Server
4 45 (3.54%) Unix
5 33 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.50%) CentOS
9 17 (1.34%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
11 12 (0.94%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.79%) Solaris
13 3 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.16%) Fedora
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (16.46%) ITIL
2 116 (9.13%) Network Design
3 111 (8.74%) Load Balancing
4 81 (6.38%) Migration
4 81 (6.38%) Network Management
5 61 (4.80%) Change Management
6 60 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
7 52 (4.09%) Project Management
8 47 (3.70%) Information Security
8 47 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 41 (3.23%) Change Control
10 40 (3.15%) ITIL V3
11 39 (3.07%) Service Delivery
12 29 (2.28%) High Availability
13 26 (2.05%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (2.05%) Problem Management
13 26 (2.05%) SIEM
14 25 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (1.89%) Data Protection
15 24 (1.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (2.83%) SQL
2 31 (2.44%) Python
3 22 (1.73%) Perl
4 20 (1.57%) PHP
5 18 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 12 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.55%) C
9 7 (0.55%) Java
9 7 (0.55%) Ruby
10 6 (0.47%) Tcl
11 4 (0.31%) VBScript
12 3 (0.24%) C++
13 2 (0.16%) VB
14 1 (0.079%) Korn
14 1 (0.079%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1270 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 548 (43.15%) CCNA
3 278 (21.89%) CCIE
4 272 (21.42%) Security Cleared
5 238 (18.74%) SC Cleared
6 144 (11.34%) CCDP
7 79 (6.22%) Degree
8 58 (4.57%) CCSE
9 56 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (4.33%) CISSP
10 55 (4.33%) JNCIP
11 47 (3.70%) MCSE
12 44 (3.46%) CCDA
13 40 (3.15%) CCSA
13 40 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 38 (2.99%) CCVP
14 38 (2.99%) JNCIA
15 30 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (2.05%) CISM
17 25 (1.97%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.70%) SLA
2 39 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 32 (2.52%) QA
5 11 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.71%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.24%) HL7
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) GLP
11 1 (0.079%) COBIT
11 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 71 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 39 (3.07%) vSphere
4 19 (1.50%) ProxySG
5 14 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.02%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.63%) NFS
8 8 (0.63%) vCloud
9 7 (0.55%) iptables
9 7 (0.55%) XenApp
10 6 (0.47%) Firmware
10 6 (0.47%) KVM
10 6 (0.47%) XenServer
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.079%) Ceph
14 1 (0.079%) Docker
Systems Management
1 68 (5.35%) FortiGate
2 54 (4.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 43 (3.39%) Nagios
4 33 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
6 25 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
7 24 (1.89%) OpenView
8 19 (1.50%) Cacti
8 19 (1.50%) Puppet
9 16 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
11 13 (1.02%) SCCM
12 11 (0.87%) OPNET
13 10 (0.79%) Nessus
13 10 (0.79%) SmoothWall
14 7 (0.55%) Ansible
14 7 (0.55%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.55%) SmokePing
15 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.47%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1078 (84.88%) Cisco
2 371 (29.21%) CheckPoint
3 316 (24.88%) Juniper
4 209 (16.46%) F5
5 137 (10.79%) Palo Alto
6 129 (10.16%) VMware
7 106 (8.35%) Microsoft
8 95 (7.48%) Fortinet
9 81 (6.38%) HP
10 72 (5.67%) SolarWinds
11 54 (4.25%) Aruba
12 48 (3.78%) Blue Coat
12 48 (3.78%) Riverbed
13 47 (3.70%) Citrix
14 30 (2.36%) Meraki
15 29 (2.28%) Remedy
16 26 (2.05%) Splunk
17 24 (1.89%) Avaya
17 24 (1.89%) NICE Systems
18 22 (1.73%) NetApp
North West
Networking People
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £274 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £275 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PSTG Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Networking People
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago