The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 223 201 267
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +66
Contract jobs citing CCNP 208 237 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.14% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 6.67% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 186 78
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.18%
CCNP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3859 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the London region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the London region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 27 £375 - 18
New Malden - 5 - -
Feltham - 3 £220 -
Westminster - 2 £413 -
Hillingdon - 1 £388 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 407 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 363 (89.19%) Cisco
3 222 (54.55%) Firewall
4 179 (43.98%) WAN
5 151 (37.10%) LAN
6 116 (28.50%) Finance
7 115 (28.26%) CCNA
8 111 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 108 (26.54%) CCIE
9 108 (26.54%) BGP
10 105 (25.80%) OSPF
11 102 (25.06%) Cisco ASA
12 97 (23.83%) Data Centre
13 95 (23.34%) Juniper
14 88 (21.62%) Network Security
15 87 (21.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 87 (21.38%) MPLS
16 82 (20.15%) VPN
17 81 (19.90%) ITIL
18 79 (19.41%) F5
19 75 (18.43%) EIGRP
19 75 (18.43%) Wireless
20 70 (17.20%) DNS
21 65 (15.97%) DHCP
22 62 (15.23%) TCP/IP
23 51 (12.53%) VMware
24 46 (11.30%) Linux
24 46 (11.30%) Cisco IOS
25 45 (11.06%) Telecoms
26 43 (10.57%) Palo Alto

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.46%) IIS
1 10 (2.46%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.47%) Apache
2 6 (1.47%) Lync
3 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.25%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (1.47%) MS Office
2 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.72%) SaaS
2 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.23%) Office 365
3 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 222 (54.55%) Firewall
2 179 (43.98%) WAN
3 151 (37.10%) LAN
4 108 (26.54%) BGP
5 105 (25.80%) OSPF
6 102 (25.06%) Cisco ASA
7 88 (21.62%) Network Security
8 87 (21.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 87 (21.38%) MPLS
9 82 (20.15%) VPN
10 75 (18.43%) EIGRP
10 75 (18.43%) Wireless
11 70 (17.20%) DNS
12 65 (15.97%) DHCP
13 62 (15.23%) TCP/IP
14 46 (11.30%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (9.34%) Internet
16 32 (7.86%) Multicast
17 31 (7.62%) IPsec
17 31 (7.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.97%) Big Data
3 6 (1.47%) MySQL
4 2 (0.49%) GIS
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Ant
2 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 116 (28.50%) Finance
2 45 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 26 (6.39%) Banking
4 17 (4.18%) Retail
5 13 (3.19%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.72%) Law
8 4 (0.98%) Legal
9 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 3 (0.74%) Publishing
9 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (47.17%) Network Engineer
2 98 (24.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 54 (13.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 41 (10.07%) Security Engineer
5 39 (9.58%) Architect
5 39 (9.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 36 (8.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 35 (8.60%) Consultant
8 30 (7.37%) Network Architect
9 27 (6.63%) Voice Engineer
10 21 (5.16%) Network Support
11 19 (4.67%) Network Consultant
12 18 (4.42%) Cisco Voice Engineer
12 18 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (3.93%) Analyst
13 16 (3.93%) Firewall Engineer
13 16 (3.93%) Support Engineer
14 15 (3.69%) Cisco Support
15 14 (3.44%) Network Analyst
16 12 (2.95%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.95%) XMPP
2 11 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.98%) LAMP
3 4 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (0.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) .NET
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) libvirt
4 1 (0.25%) RFC 2547
4 1 (0.25%) WCF
4 1 (0.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (23.83%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.23%) NHS
4 5 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.98%) Clustering
5 4 (0.98%) PKI
6 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.74%) Statistics
7 2 (0.49%) BBC
7 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.49%) iDTV
7 2 (0.49%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.25%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.30%) Linux
2 38 (9.34%) Windows
3 23 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.21%) Unix
5 9 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.97%) SUSE
6 8 (1.97%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.98%) CentOS
7 4 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.49%) AIX
8 2 (0.49%) CatOS
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.90%) ITIL
2 42 (10.32%) Network Design
3 41 (10.07%) Load Balancing
4 22 (5.41%) Migration
5 19 (4.67%) Change Management
5 19 (4.67%) Information Security
6 16 (3.93%) Network Management
6 16 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (3.69%) Load Testing
7 15 (3.69%) Network Architecture
7 15 (3.69%) Project Management
8 13 (3.19%) Mentoring
9 10 (2.46%) Presales
10 9 (2.21%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (2.21%) TOGAF
10 9 (2.21%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (1.97%) Service Management
12 7 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (1.72%) Security Management
12 7 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.19%) Python
2 12 (2.95%) C
2 12 (2.95%) SQL
3 6 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.23%) Perl
4 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.25%) C#
5 1 (0.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) PHP
5 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 407 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (28.26%) CCNA
3 108 (26.54%) CCIE
4 27 (6.63%) CCDP
5 22 (5.41%) Degree
6 21 (5.16%) CCVP
7 19 (4.67%) JNCIP
8 18 (4.42%) CCSE
9 17 (4.18%) Security Cleared
10 16 (3.93%) CISSP
11 15 (3.69%) SC Cleared
12 14 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (3.19%) CCSA
13 13 (3.19%) JNCIS
13 13 (3.19%) MCSE
13 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (2.95%) RHCE
14 12 (2.95%) RHCSA
15 11 (2.70%) CCDA
16 9 (2.21%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.46%) SLA
2 8 (1.97%) QA
3 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.74%) COBIT
4 3 (0.74%) ISO27002
4 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.46%) XenApp
5 8 (1.97%) vSphere
6 7 (1.72%) KVM
7 6 (1.47%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.98%) iptables
8 4 (0.98%) NFS
9 3 (0.74%) Ceph
9 3 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.49%) Snort
11 1 (0.25%) UAG
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (9.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (6.88%) FortiGate
3 16 (3.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.23%) Iperf
6 4 (0.98%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.98%) SCCM
7 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.74%) Puppet
7 3 (0.74%) QRadar
8 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.49%) EnCase
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
8 2 (0.49%) Proventia
8 2 (0.49%) RANCID
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.25%) OPNET
Vendors
1 363 (89.19%) Cisco
2 111 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 95 (23.34%) Juniper
4 79 (19.41%) F5
5 51 (12.53%) VMware
6 43 (10.57%) Palo Alto
7 36 (8.85%) Microsoft
8 29 (7.13%) Citrix
9 28 (6.88%) Riverbed
10 27 (6.63%) Fortinet
11 26 (6.39%) SolarWinds
12 19 (4.67%) Infoblox
13 18 (4.42%) Red Hat
14 14 (3.44%) Blue Coat
15 13 (3.19%) HP
16 10 (2.46%) Dell
17 8 (1.97%) Aruba
17 8 (1.97%) Avaya
18 6 (1.47%) IPFX
19 5 (1.23%) Polycom
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Qualserv
Rate: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum To £110k + Package (To £80k Base)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £186 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago