The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 36 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 24 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.39% 1.38% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.11% 4.71% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £350 £398 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+110.71% -53.33%
CCNP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 297 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.85% 29.23% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 160 136
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 13
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £21.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.82 £37.09 £52.40
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (90.32%) Cisco
3 28 (45.16%) Firewall
4 26 (41.94%) LAN
5 25 (40.32%) CCIE
6 20 (32.26%) WAN
6 20 (32.26%) CCNA
7 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
8 17 (27.42%) Juniper
9 15 (24.19%) WLAN
10 14 (22.58%) VPN
11 13 (20.97%) F5
12 12 (19.35%) Network Security
12 12 (19.35%) ITIL
12 12 (19.35%) IPsec
13 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
13 10 (16.13%) MPLS
13 10 (16.13%) BGP
14 9 (14.52%) OSPF
14 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
14 9 (14.52%) DNS
14 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
14 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
15 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
15 8 (12.90%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (12.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 8 (12.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) PaaS
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) Firewall
2 26 (41.94%) LAN
3 20 (32.26%) WAN
4 15 (24.19%) WLAN
5 14 (22.58%) VPN
6 12 (19.35%) IPsec
6 12 (19.35%) Network Security
7 10 (16.13%) BGP
7 10 (16.13%) MPLS
8 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (14.52%) DNS
8 9 (14.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (14.52%) OSPF
8 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
10 7 (11.29%) HTTP
11 6 (9.68%) 3G
11 6 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (9.68%) FWSM
11 6 (9.68%) VLAN
General
1 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Back Office
2 4 (6.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IP Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IP Security Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) WLAN Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) XMPP
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.90%) DDoS Mitigation
3 8 (12.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 8 (12.90%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 6 (9.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (9.68%) SIEM
5 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 4 (6.45%) Network Design
6 4 (6.45%) Network Management
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.23%) Change Control
8 2 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.23%) Release Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.32%) CCIE
3 20 (32.26%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) CCSA
4 6 (9.68%) CCSE
4 6 (9.68%) CCVP
4 6 (9.68%) CISSP
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) CCA
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.23%) CCIP
7 2 (3.23%) CISM
7 2 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.23%) CRISC
7 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.23%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.23%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.68%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.23%) Nessus
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 56 (90.32%) Cisco
2 17 (27.42%) Juniper
3 13 (20.97%) F5
4 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) Huawei
6 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.06%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.45%) Ericsson
8 4 (6.45%) Nokia
8 4 (6.45%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (4.84%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.84%) HP
9 3 (4.84%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.23%) Qualys
11 1 (1.61%) Aruba
11 1 (1.61%) Avaya
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.61%) VMware