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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 211 208 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 591 593 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.14% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 5.80% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 368 316
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 13
Median hourly rate £44.25 £43.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £15.35 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £58.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -53.33%
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
10188 10222 10327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.66% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6298 6213 5767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 489 435
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.01 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -14 194 £425 +6.25% 38
South East +22 144 £400 +14.28% 37
Yorkshire +23 62 £338 -6.89% 8
West Midlands +1 60 £400 +28.00% 10
East of England +17 42 £330 +10.00% 4
North West +10 33 £375 -0.19% 10
South West -17 27 £313 -21.13% 6
East Midlands -15 13 £275 -31.25% 3
North East -33 6 £375 -9.09%
Midlands -8 2 £375 -
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1246 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1059 (84.99%) Cisco
3 692 (55.54%) Firewall
4 553 (44.38%) CCNA
5 472 (37.88%) WAN
6 468 (37.56%) LAN
7 361 (28.97%) CheckPoint
8 345 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
9 320 (25.68%) Juniper
10 286 (22.95%) Network Security
11 284 (22.79%) CCIE
12 278 (22.31%) Wireless
13 256 (20.55%) Data Centre
14 253 (20.30%) BGP
15 252 (20.22%) Security Cleared
16 236 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 227 (18.22%) OSPF
18 223 (17.90%) SC Cleared
19 212 (17.01%) VPN
20 210 (16.85%) F5
21 199 (15.97%) ITIL
22 180 (14.45%) TCP/IP
23 168 (13.48%) MPLS
24 158 (12.68%) VoIP
25 144 (11.56%) Palo Alto
26 132 (10.59%) Finance
27 131 (10.51%) Network Design
28 129 (10.35%) Windows
29 122 (9.79%) CCDP
30 119 (9.55%) 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 24 (1.93%) Apache
2 17 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.72%) IIS
5 9 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.080%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.080%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.080%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.69%) MS Office
4 5 (0.40%) MS Project
5 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.080%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.12%) Office 365
4 11 (0.88%) SaaS
5 9 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.72%) PaaS
6 7 (0.56%) IaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.080%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.080%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 692 (55.54%) Firewall
2 472 (37.88%) WAN
3 468 (37.56%) LAN
4 345 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
5 286 (22.95%) Network Security
6 278 (22.31%) Wireless
7 253 (20.30%) BGP
8 236 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 227 (18.22%) OSPF
10 212 (17.01%) VPN
11 180 (14.45%) TCP/IP
12 168 (13.48%) MPLS
13 158 (12.68%) VoIP
14 116 (9.31%) EIGRP
15 109 (8.75%) DNS
16 86 (6.90%) VLAN
17 81 (6.50%) WLAN
18 79 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
19 78 (6.26%) DHCP
20 71 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.01%) MySQL
3 12 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 11 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.16%) Big Data
7 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.080%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.080%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 13 (1.04%) Subversion
2 12 (0.96%) PHPUnit
2 12 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.40%) JIRA
4 5 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (0.40%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.16%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.080%) AppScan
7 1 (0.080%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.080%) GDB
7 1 (0.080%) Hudson
7 1 (0.080%) WinDbg
General
1 132 (10.59%) Finance
2 112 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.93%) Banking
4 41 (3.29%) Retail
5 21 (1.69%) Legal
6 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.80%) Billing
8 9 (0.72%) Back Office
8 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.56%) Marketing
10 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.48%) Law
10 6 (0.48%) Military
11 5 (0.40%) Advertising
11 5 (0.40%) German Language
12 4 (0.32%) Games
12 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
13 3 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 759 (60.91%) Network Engineer
2 254 (20.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 227 (18.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 133 (10.67%) Security Engineer
5 115 (9.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 110 (8.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 99 (7.95%) Architect
8 88 (7.06%) Firewall Engineer
9 75 (6.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 71 (5.70%) Support Engineer
11 70 (5.62%) Consultant
12 65 (5.22%) Network Support
13 60 (4.82%) Network Support Engineer
14 56 (4.49%) Network Architect
15 40 (3.21%) Designer
16 39 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 38 (3.05%) Analyst
18 32 (2.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
18 32 (2.57%) Network Consultant
19 31 (2.49%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.45%) 802.1X
2 25 (2.01%) LAMP
3 16 (1.28%) Middleware
4 15 (1.20%) CSS
5 14 (1.12%) REST
5 14 (1.12%) SOAP
6 13 (1.04%) jQuery
7 12 (0.96%) CakePHP
7 12 (0.96%) XML
8 11 (0.88%) JSON
9 9 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.64%) libvirt
11 7 (0.56%) Web Services
11 7 (0.56%) XMPP
12 4 (0.32%) OCX
13 3 (0.24%) .NET
13 3 (0.24%) Ajax
13 3 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.24%) ebXML
13 3 (0.24%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 256 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 44 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 20 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 19 (1.52%) User Experience
8 17 (1.36%) PKI
9 13 (1.04%) Hedge funds
10 12 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (0.72%) Cryptography
11 9 (0.72%) EMC VNX
11 9 (0.72%) IVR
12 8 (0.64%) AS400
12 8 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.64%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.64%) Tandem
13 7 (0.56%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 129 (10.35%) Windows
2 113 (9.07%) Linux
3 77 (6.18%) Windows Server
4 41 (3.29%) Unix
5 33 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.52%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.44%) CentOS
10 13 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.80%) Solaris
12 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.24%) SUSE
14 3 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.16%) Fedora
15 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (15.97%) ITIL
2 131 (10.51%) Network Design
3 106 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 97 (7.78%) Network Management
5 70 (5.62%) Migration
6 64 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
7 57 (4.57%) Change Management
8 49 (3.93%) Information Security
9 47 (3.77%) Project Management
10 45 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 42 (3.37%) ITIL V3
12 41 (3.29%) Change Control
13 36 (2.89%) Service Delivery
14 28 (2.25%) Incident Management
14 28 (2.25%) Network Architecture
15 27 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (2.17%) Problem Management
15 27 (2.17%) TOGAF
16 26 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
17 24 (1.93%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (2.81%) SQL
2 27 (2.17%) Python
3 22 (1.77%) PHP
4 20 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.28%) Perl
6 15 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 11 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.72%) Java
10 8 (0.64%) C
11 5 (0.40%) Ruby
12 4 (0.32%) C++
13 3 (0.24%) C#
13 3 (0.24%) Tcl
13 3 (0.24%) VBScript
14 2 (0.16%) VB
15 1 (0.080%) Korn
15 1 (0.080%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1246 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 553 (44.38%) CCNA
3 284 (22.79%) CCIE
4 252 (20.22%) Security Cleared
5 223 (17.90%) SC Cleared
6 122 (9.79%) CCDP
7 78 (6.26%) Degree
8 58 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (4.41%) CCSE
10 54 (4.33%) CISSP
11 49 (3.93%) JNCIP
11 49 (3.93%) MCSE
12 44 (3.53%) CCVP
13 41 (3.29%) CCSA
14 40 (3.21%) CCDA
15 34 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 32 (2.57%) JNCIA
17 29 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (2.01%) JNCIS
19 24 (1.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.37%) PCI DSS
1 42 (3.37%) SLA
2 34 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (2.73%) QA
3 9 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) HL7
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.24%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.080%) MiFID
System Software
1 60 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.41%) vSphere
4 20 (1.61%) ProxySG
5 19 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.88%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.72%) NFS
9 8 (0.64%) iptables
9 8 (0.64%) KVM
9 8 (0.64%) XenServer
10 7 (0.56%) XenApp
11 6 (0.48%) Firmware
12 5 (0.40%) vCloud
13 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.080%) Snort
15 1 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 73 (5.86%) FortiGate
2 51 (4.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 43 (3.45%) Nagios
4 39 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
5 30 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 25 (2.01%) OpenView
7 24 (1.93%) Cisco UCCE
8 19 (1.52%) Puppet
9 18 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
10 17 (1.36%) Cacti
11 13 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (0.96%) Nessus
13 11 (0.88%) OPNET
14 10 (0.80%) SCCM
14 10 (0.80%) SmoothWall
15 8 (0.64%) HAProxy
16 7 (0.56%) SmokePing
17 5 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 5 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 5 (0.40%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1059 (84.99%) Cisco
2 361 (28.97%) CheckPoint
3 320 (25.68%) Juniper
4 210 (16.85%) F5
5 144 (11.56%) Palo Alto
6 119 (9.55%) VMware
7 108 (8.67%) Microsoft
8 91 (7.30%) Fortinet
9 75 (6.02%) HP
10 72 (5.78%) SolarWinds
11 53 (4.25%) Aruba
11 53 (4.25%) Riverbed
12 49 (3.93%) Blue Coat
13 41 (3.29%) Citrix
14 29 (2.33%) Meraki
15 25 (2.01%) Splunk
16 21 (1.69%) Intel Security
16 21 (1.69%) Remedy
17 20 (1.61%) Avaya
17 20 (1.61%) Oracle
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