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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 31 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 34 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.58% 2.56% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.38% 8.71% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £266 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £41.29 £59.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% -30.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.74% -8.24%
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
185 287 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.90% 29.35% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 145 138
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 11
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 £24.06 £21.55 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £39.61 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (90.91%) Cisco
3 30 (45.45%) Firewall
4 25 (37.88%) LAN
5 24 (36.36%) CCIE
6 21 (31.82%) CCNA
7 19 (28.79%) WAN
7 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
8 17 (25.76%) Juniper
9 16 (24.24%) VPN
10 15 (22.73%) F5
11 14 (21.21%) WLAN
12 13 (19.70%) BGP
12 13 (19.70%) IPsec
13 12 (18.18%) MPLS
13 12 (18.18%) OSPF
13 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
13 12 (18.18%) Network Security
14 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (16.67%) DNS
15 10 (15.15%) ITIL
15 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
15 10 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 9 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
16 9 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 9 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.12%) HTTP
17 8 (12.12%) Citrix

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 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) Firewall
2 25 (37.88%) LAN
3 19 (28.79%) WAN
4 16 (24.24%) VPN
5 14 (21.21%) WLAN
6 13 (19.70%) BGP
6 13 (19.70%) IPsec
7 12 (18.18%) MPLS
7 12 (18.18%) Network Security
7 12 (18.18%) OSPF
8 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (16.67%) DNS
9 10 (15.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (12.12%) HTTP
12 7 (10.61%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (10.61%) FWSM
12 7 (10.61%) VRRP
12 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
General
1 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Billing
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) IP Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) IP Security Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) LAN Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) WLAN Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XMPP
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) ITIL
1 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 9 (13.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (10.61%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (9.09%) High Availability
4 6 (9.09%) SIEM
5 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) Network Design
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
6 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Budget Control
8 2 (3.03%) Change Control
8 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.03%) Release Management
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) Perl
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (36.36%) CCIE
3 21 (31.82%) CCNA
4 7 (10.61%) CCSA
4 7 (10.61%) CCSE
4 7 (10.61%) CISSP
5 6 (9.09%) CCVP
5 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.55%) CCA
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.03%) CCIP
8 2 (3.03%) CISM
8 2 (3.03%) CRISC
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (10.61%) FortiGate
3 6 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.03%) Nessus
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (90.91%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) Juniper
3 15 (22.73%) F5
4 12 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.12%) Citrix
6 7 (10.61%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 6 (9.09%) Huawei
8 4 (6.06%) VMware
9 3 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.55%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.03%) Ericsson
10 2 (3.03%) Nokia
10 2 (3.03%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (3.03%) Qualys
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) Dell
11 1 (1.52%) Mitel
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat