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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / London
Rank 248 224 202
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 161 195 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 4.96% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 131 175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £24.50 £50.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.00% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £24.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.16 £50.00 £29.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +25.00%

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
3264 3929 3634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.85% 18.63% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2698 2410
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 84
Median hourly rate £26.19 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -3 22 £440 +17.33% 18
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Harrow +1 2 £438 -0.84%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 356 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 318 (89.33%) Cisco
3 190 (53.37%) Firewall
4 152 (42.70%) CCNA
5 134 (37.64%) WAN
6 126 (35.39%) LAN
7 109 (30.62%) Juniper
8 97 (27.25%) CheckPoint
8 97 (27.25%) Wireless
9 94 (26.40%) CCIE
10 90 (25.28%) Cisco ASA
11 89 (25.00%) Network Security
12 80 (22.47%) BGP
13 79 (22.19%) OSPF
14 73 (20.51%) MPLS
15 72 (20.22%) Finance
16 69 (19.38%) VPN
17 66 (18.54%) TCP/IP
18 64 (17.98%) F5
18 64 (17.98%) Data Centre
18 64 (17.98%) Palo Alto
19 58 (16.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 56 (15.73%) Microsoft
21 53 (14.89%) VMware
21 53 (14.89%) Security Cleared
22 46 (12.92%) Banking
22 46 (12.92%) ITIL
23 43 (12.08%) Windows
24 42 (11.80%) SC Cleared
25 41 (11.52%) Cisco IOS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.97%) Apache
3 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.97%) IIS
3 7 (1.97%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.40%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.37%) Office 365
3 8 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.69%) SaaS
5 5 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (53.37%) Firewall
2 134 (37.64%) WAN
3 126 (35.39%) LAN
4 97 (27.25%) Wireless
5 90 (25.28%) Cisco ASA
6 89 (25.00%) Network Security
7 80 (22.47%) BGP
8 79 (22.19%) OSPF
9 73 (20.51%) MPLS
10 69 (19.38%) VPN
11 66 (18.54%) TCP/IP
12 58 (16.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (11.52%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (10.96%) VoIP
15 37 (10.39%) EIGRP
16 35 (9.83%) VLAN
17 34 (9.55%) DNS
18 32 (8.99%) DHCP
19 28 (7.87%) IPsec
20 27 (7.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.97%) MySQL
3 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) Big Data
4 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.40%) CruiseControl
2 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (20.22%) Finance
2 46 (12.92%) Banking
3 21 (5.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.81%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Advertising
7 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (52.53%) Network Engineer
2 76 (21.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 61 (17.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 35 (9.83%) Architect
4 35 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (9.55%) Security Engineer
6 32 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (6.18%) Network Architect
8 18 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
9 16 (4.49%) Analyst
9 16 (4.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 15 (4.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 14 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (3.93%) Voice Engineer
12 13 (3.65%) Consultant
12 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.65%) Network Analyst
12 13 (3.65%) Network Security Architect
12 13 (3.65%) Security Architect
13 12 (3.37%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.27%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.25%) XMPP
3 6 (1.69%) .NET
3 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.69%) LAMP
3 6 (1.69%) libvirt
3 6 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.69%) Web Services
4 5 (1.40%) WCF
4 5 (1.40%) WF
5 3 (0.84%) COM
5 3 (0.84%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.81%) Clustering
4 10 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.97%) Private Cloud
5 7 (1.97%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.12%) MPEG
7 4 (1.12%) Replication
8 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Fintech
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.28%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.08%) Windows
2 36 (10.11%) Linux
3 28 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (5.06%) Unix
6 12 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.69%) SUSE
9 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.84%) Android
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.92%) ITIL
2 35 (9.83%) Load Balancing
3 31 (8.71%) Network Design
3 31 (8.71%) Network Management
4 25 (7.02%) Migration
5 18 (5.06%) Network Architecture
6 17 (4.78%) Information Security
7 16 (4.49%) Change Management
8 15 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (3.93%) Project Management
10 13 (3.65%) High Availability
11 10 (2.81%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.53%) Configuration Management
13 8 (2.25%) E-Commerce
13 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.25%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (1.97%) Mentoring
14 7 (1.97%) Open Source
14 7 (1.97%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.93%) PowerShell
1 14 (3.93%) SQL
2 13 (3.65%) Python
3 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.40%) C#
5 4 (1.12%) C
5 4 (1.12%) Perl
6 2 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 356 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (42.70%) CCNA
3 94 (26.40%) CCIE
4 53 (14.89%) Security Cleared
5 42 (11.80%) SC Cleared
6 26 (7.30%) CCDP
7 23 (6.46%) CCVP
8 21 (5.90%) CCSE
8 21 (5.90%) JNCIS
9 20 (5.62%) CCSA
9 20 (5.62%) Degree
10 16 (4.49%) CCSP
10 16 (4.49%) CISSP
11 15 (4.21%) JNCIA
11 15 (4.21%) JNCIP
12 14 (3.93%) CCDA
13 13 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (3.37%) MCSE
15 9 (2.53%) MCITP
16 7 (1.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.93%) SLA
2 9 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.12%) COBIT
5 3 (0.84%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 34 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.74%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.37%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.09%) KVM
6 8 (2.25%) XenServer
7 6 (1.69%) iptables
7 6 (1.69%) NFS
7 6 (1.69%) vSphere
8 5 (1.40%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.12%) Firmware
9 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.84%) vCloud
10 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.56%) XenApp
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) Postfix
12 1 (0.28%) Squid
12 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (6.46%) FortiGate
3 19 (5.34%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (4.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (3.09%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (2.81%) Nagios
7 9 (2.53%) Puppet
8 6 (1.69%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.12%) EnCase
9 4 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.84%) Cacti
10 3 (0.84%) Nessus
10 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.56%) OpenView
12 1 (0.28%) Ansible
12 1 (0.28%) HP NNM
12 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.28%) SCCM
12 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 318 (89.33%) Cisco
2 109 (30.62%) Juniper
3 97 (27.25%) CheckPoint
4 64 (17.98%) F5
4 64 (17.98%) Palo Alto
5 56 (15.73%) Microsoft
6 53 (14.89%) VMware
7 35 (9.83%) SolarWinds
8 27 (7.58%) Citrix
9 26 (7.30%) Fortinet
10 22 (6.18%) Blue Coat
11 20 (5.62%) Aruba
12 19 (5.34%) Riverbed
13 17 (4.78%) HP
14 15 (4.21%) Meraki
15 11 (3.09%) Dell
15 11 (3.09%) Infoblox
16 10 (2.81%) Avaya
17 9 (2.53%) Red Box
17 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
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