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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 32 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 36 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.59% 2.89% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.58% 9.38% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 7
Median daily rate £325 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £264 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.29 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
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
231 288 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.43% 30.87% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 146 135
Median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 6
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (90.77%) Cisco
3 32 (49.23%) Firewall
4 25 (38.46%) WAN
4 25 (38.46%) LAN
5 21 (32.31%) CCNA
6 20 (30.77%) VPN
7 18 (27.69%) Juniper
8 17 (26.15%) CCIE
8 17 (26.15%) BGP
8 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
9 16 (24.62%) IPsec
9 16 (24.62%) MPLS
10 15 (23.08%) OSPF
11 14 (21.54%) F5
12 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 13 (20.00%) WLAN
13 12 (18.46%) Network Security
13 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (16.92%) DNS
15 10 (15.38%) EIGRP
15 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
15 10 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (13.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 9 (13.85%) DDoS Mitigation
16 9 (13.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
16 9 (13.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
17 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (12.31%) 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 (3.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (49.23%) Firewall
2 25 (38.46%) LAN
2 25 (38.46%) WAN
3 20 (30.77%) VPN
4 17 (26.15%) BGP
5 16 (24.62%) IPsec
5 16 (24.62%) MPLS
6 15 (23.08%) OSPF
7 13 (20.00%) WLAN
8 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (18.46%) Network Security
9 11 (16.92%) DNS
10 10 (15.38%) EIGRP
10 10 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (10.77%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (10.77%) FWSM
12 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.77%) VRRP
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Billing
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.46%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) IP Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) IP Security Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IP Designer
6 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Network Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.54%) CSS
1 1 (1.54%) VXML
1 1 (1.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.85%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (13.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 9 (13.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 7 (10.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 6 (9.23%) High Availability
4 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.23%) SIEM
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL
5 4 (6.15%) Network Design
5 4 (6.15%) Network Management
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.62%) Migration
6 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Budget Control
7 2 (3.08%) Change Control
7 2 (3.08%) CRM
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (32.31%) CCNA
3 17 (26.15%) CCIE
4 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) CCSA
5 7 (10.77%) CCSE
5 7 (10.77%) CISSP
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.62%) CCA
7 3 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.08%) CCVP
8 2 (3.08%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (3.08%) CRISC
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.15%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) Nessus
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (90.77%) Cisco
2 18 (27.69%) Juniper
3 14 (21.54%) F5
4 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.31%) Citrix
6 7 (10.77%) Blue Coat
6 7 (10.77%) Fortinet
7 5 (7.69%) Huawei
8 4 (6.15%) VMware
9 3 (4.62%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (4.62%) HP
9 3 (4.62%) TippingPoint
10 2 (3.08%) EMC
10 2 (3.08%) Qualys
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) BT
11 1 (1.54%) Dell
11 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.54%) SAP