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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 251 222 250
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 195 216 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.93% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 5.97% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 142 122
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.66 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.48% +19.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -8.24%
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
4080 3617 3863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.69% 15.55% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2379 2486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 91
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +16 43 £425 +2.04% 7
Twickenham +2 3 £375 -
Ilford -3 2 - -
Greenwich - 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £323 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £315 -
New Malden - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 430 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 363 (84.42%) Cisco
3 256 (59.53%) Firewall
4 175 (40.70%) CCNA
5 145 (33.72%) WAN
6 139 (32.33%) LAN
6 139 (32.33%) CCIE
7 136 (31.63%) Wireless
8 128 (29.77%) CheckPoint
9 125 (29.07%) Juniper
10 111 (25.81%) Network Security
11 108 (25.12%) Cisco ASA
12 106 (24.65%) TCP/IP
12 106 (24.65%) Data Centre
13 91 (21.16%) BGP
14 90 (20.93%) MPLS
15 87 (20.23%) Finance
16 83 (19.30%) VPN
17 82 (19.07%) F5
18 79 (18.37%) OSPF
19 75 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
20 63 (14.65%) VoIP
21 62 (14.42%) CCDP
22 59 (13.72%) ITIL
22 59 (13.72%) Palo Alto
23 53 (12.33%) Windows
24 51 (11.86%) Network Design
25 43 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
26 41 (9.53%) Banking
27 40 (9.30%) VMware

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 (2.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.86%) Apache
3 7 (1.63%) OpenStack
4 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.16%) IIS
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.63%) Office 365
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.40%) PaaS
4 5 (1.16%) IaaS
5 4 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 256 (59.53%) Firewall
2 145 (33.72%) WAN
3 139 (32.33%) LAN
4 136 (31.63%) Wireless
5 111 (25.81%) Network Security
6 108 (25.12%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (24.65%) TCP/IP
8 91 (21.16%) BGP
9 90 (20.93%) MPLS
10 83 (19.30%) VPN
11 79 (18.37%) OSPF
12 75 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 63 (14.65%) VoIP
14 43 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
15 37 (8.60%) EIGRP
16 34 (7.91%) DNS
17 33 (7.67%) Cisco Wireless
18 31 (7.21%) DHCP
19 29 (6.74%) Multicast
20 28 (6.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.63%) MySQL
3 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (20.23%) Finance
2 41 (9.53%) Banking
3 22 (5.12%) Retail
4 21 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.79%) Legal
6 11 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.16%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) German Language
9 4 (0.93%) Publishing
10 3 (0.70%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
11 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.47%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.47%) Malay Language
11 2 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 286 (66.51%) Network Engineer
2 92 (21.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 79 (18.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 56 (13.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 55 (12.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 55 (12.79%) Security Engineer
6 39 (9.07%) Firewall Engineer
7 35 (8.14%) Architect
8 27 (6.28%) Network Architect
8 27 (6.28%) VoIP Engineer
9 22 (5.12%) Support Engineer
10 19 (4.42%) Voice Engineer
11 18 (4.19%) Consultant
12 17 (3.95%) Designer
13 15 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (3.49%) Network Consultant
13 15 (3.49%) Network Support
13 15 (3.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 15 (3.49%) Senior Security Engineer
14 14 (3.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.28%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.63%) LAMP
2 7 (1.63%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.40%) libvirt
3 6 (1.40%) XMPP
4 5 (1.16%) CSS
5 2 (0.47%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.47%) Web Services
5 2 (0.47%) YAML
6 1 (0.23%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (24.65%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.02%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.40%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.16%) Statistics
10 3 (0.70%) IVR
11 2 (0.47%) Blog
11 2 (0.47%) Clustering
11 2 (0.47%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.47%) Equities
11 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.33%) Windows
2 38 (8.84%) Linux
3 25 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.86%) Unix
8 7 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.16%) Solaris
11 3 (0.70%) CentOS
11 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.47%) Fedora
12 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.72%) ITIL
2 51 (11.86%) Network Design
3 39 (9.07%) Change Management
4 37 (8.60%) Load Balancing
5 32 (7.44%) Network Management
6 27 (6.28%) Migration
7 25 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (5.58%) Change Control
8 24 (5.58%) Project Management
9 18 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (3.26%) E-Commerce
11 12 (2.79%) Configuration Management
11 12 (2.79%) Information Security
11 12 (2.79%) Mentoring
11 12 (2.79%) Remediation Plan
12 11 (2.56%) Network Planning
13 10 (2.33%) DevOps
13 10 (2.33%) Network Architecture
14 9 (2.09%) High Availability
14 9 (2.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.02%) Python
2 9 (2.09%) SQL
3 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
3 8 (1.86%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.16%) Perl
4 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.47%) C
5 2 (0.47%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) Ruby
5 2 (0.47%) Tcl
6 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.23%) Korn
6 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 430 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (40.70%) CCNA
3 139 (32.33%) CCIE
4 62 (14.42%) CCDP
5 35 (8.14%) Security Cleared
6 31 (7.21%) SC Cleared
7 29 (6.74%) Degree
8 28 (6.51%) JNCIP
9 26 (6.05%) CCSE
10 13 (3.02%) CCVP
10 13 (3.02%) CISSP
10 13 (3.02%) JNCIE
11 11 (2.56%) CCDA
11 11 (2.56%) JNCIS
12 10 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
12 10 (2.33%) CCSA
12 10 (2.33%) JNCIA
13 9 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (1.63%) RHCA
14 7 (1.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.79%) SLA
2 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.63%) iptables
4 7 (1.63%) NFS
4 7 (1.63%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.40%) KVM
5 6 (1.40%) XenServer
6 5 (1.16%) Firmware
7 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.93%) vSphere
8 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.70%) XenApp
9 1 (0.23%) Ceph
9 1 (0.23%) Snort
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (6.74%) FortiGate
2 25 (5.81%) Nagios
3 23 (5.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 20 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (3.49%) Cacti
6 14 (3.26%) OpenView
7 9 (2.09%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
9 7 (1.63%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.63%) Puppet
10 6 (1.40%) SCCM
10 6 (1.40%) SmokePing
11 5 (1.16%) Ansible
12 4 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.70%) EnCase
14 2 (0.47%) RSA Archer
14 2 (0.47%) Terraform
14 2 (0.47%) TrustSec
14 2 (0.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 363 (84.42%) Cisco
2 128 (29.77%) CheckPoint
3 125 (29.07%) Juniper
4 82 (19.07%) F5
5 59 (13.72%) Palo Alto
6 40 (9.30%) VMware
7 33 (7.67%) SolarWinds
8 32 (7.44%) Microsoft
9 31 (7.21%) Aruba
9 31 (7.21%) Fortinet
10 24 (5.58%) NICE Systems
11 23 (5.35%) HP
11 23 (5.35%) Riverbed
12 22 (5.12%) Remedy
13 18 (4.19%) Citrix
14 15 (3.49%) Blue Coat
15 11 (2.56%) Splunk
16 8 (1.86%) Forcepoint
17 7 (1.63%) Dell
17 7 (1.63%) Intel Security
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