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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 45 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 33 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.65% 1.78% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 5.80% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 12
Median daily rate £345 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £288 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £436 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -28.88%
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
297 276 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.85% 30.73% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 135 145
Median daily rate £400 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £254 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (98.25%) Cisco
3 29 (50.88%) Firewall
4 23 (40.35%) CCNA
5 22 (38.60%) WAN
6 21 (36.84%) LAN
7 20 (35.09%) MPLS
8 19 (33.33%) Juniper
9 18 (31.58%) VPN
10 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
10 16 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (24.56%) F5
11 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (24.56%) BGP
11 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
11 14 (24.56%) CCIE
12 13 (22.81%) IPsec
12 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (21.05%) OSPF
13 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
14 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.54%) DNS
15 9 (15.79%) WLAN
15 9 (15.79%) Broadband
15 9 (15.79%) Linux
15 9 (15.79%) EIGRP
15 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
16 8 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (14.04%) Internet
16 8 (14.04%) Windows

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 (1.75%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) WAN
3 21 (36.84%) LAN
4 20 (35.09%) MPLS
5 18 (31.58%) VPN
6 16 (28.07%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (24.56%) BGP
7 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (22.81%) IPsec
9 12 (21.05%) OSPF
10 10 (17.54%) DNS
11 9 (15.79%) Broadband
11 9 (15.79%) EIGRP
11 9 (15.79%) WLAN
12 8 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (14.04%) Internet
13 6 (10.53%) Network Security
13 6 (10.53%) VLAN
13 6 (10.53%) Wireless
General
1 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
2 3 (5.26%) Billing
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) IP Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) IP Designer
5 5 (8.77%) IP Security Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Network Designer
5 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
1 7 (12.28%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 6 (10.53%) Network Design
3 5 (8.77%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (8.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) Change Control
4 4 (7.02%) High Availability
4 4 (7.02%) SIEM
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.51%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (40.35%) CCNA
3 14 (24.56%) CCIE
4 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.77%) CCSA
6 5 (8.77%) CCSE
6 5 (8.77%) JNCIP
7 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) CCA
8 3 (5.26%) CCDP
8 3 (5.26%) CISSP
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (5.26%) JNCIS
8 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.75%) CCDA
10 1 (1.75%) HND
10 1 (1.75%) MCITP
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Juniper
3 14 (24.56%) CheckPoint
3 14 (24.56%) F5
4 7 (12.28%) Huawei
5 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.77%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.02%) VMware
8 3 (5.26%) BT
8 3 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) Meraki
9 2 (3.51%) Nokia
9 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.75%) Avaya
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft