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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 30 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 34 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.86% 2.26% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.00% 8.39% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 11
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £306 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £444 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
200 274 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.57% 26.94% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 145
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 12
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (86.30%) Cisco
3 58 (79.45%) CCNA
4 39 (53.42%) CCIE
5 30 (41.10%) VoIP
5 30 (41.10%) Unified Communications
6 28 (38.36%) Telecoms
7 26 (35.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 22 (30.14%) Cisco UCCX
9 21 (28.77%) Cisco UCCE
10 20 (27.40%) Migration
10 20 (27.40%) Juniper
11 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
12 14 (19.18%) 2G
12 14 (19.18%) Huawei
12 14 (19.18%) ITIL
12 14 (19.18%) 3G
12 14 (19.18%) 4G
13 13 (17.81%) WAN
13 13 (17.81%) Wireshark
14 12 (16.44%) Back Office
14 12 (16.44%) Firewall
14 12 (16.44%) Nokia
15 11 (15.07%) Ericsson
15 11 (15.07%) Nokia Networks
16 10 (13.70%) IVR
17 9 (12.33%) Network Design
17 9 (12.33%) MPLS
18 8 (10.96%) OSPF
18 8 (10.96%) LAN

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 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) Unified Communications
1 30 (41.10%) VoIP
2 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.18%) 2G
3 14 (19.18%) 3G
3 14 (19.18%) 4G
4 13 (17.81%) WAN
4 13 (17.81%) Wireshark
5 12 (16.44%) Firewall
6 9 (12.33%) MPLS
7 8 (10.96%) LAN
7 8 (10.96%) OSPF
8 7 (9.59%) BGP
8 7 (9.59%) CTI
9 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.85%) PBX
10 5 (6.85%) PSTN
10 5 (6.85%) VPN
10 5 (6.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (38.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Design Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.74%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) XMPP
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) IVR
2 6 (8.22%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Unix
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Solaris
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Migration
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Network Design
4 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.22%) High Availability
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.85%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.74%) Line Management
9 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.74%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (2.74%) Network Management
10 1 (1.37%) AOP
10 1 (1.37%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.37%) Release Management
10 1 (1.37%) Speech Recognition
10 1 (1.37%) Stress Testing
10 1 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) Python
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (79.45%) CCNA
3 39 (53.42%) CCIE
4 5 (6.85%) CCNP Voice
4 5 (6.85%) CCVP
5 4 (5.48%) CCIP
5 4 (5.48%) HNC
5 4 (5.48%) HND
6 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.74%) SCSA
7 2 (2.74%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCDA
8 1 (1.37%) CCDP
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (35.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (30.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 21 (28.77%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (86.30%) Cisco
2 20 (27.40%) Juniper
3 14 (19.18%) Huawei
4 12 (16.44%) Nokia
5 11 (15.07%) Ericsson
5 11 (15.07%) Nokia Networks
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.85%) F5
8 4 (5.48%) Mitel
9 3 (4.11%) Avaya
9 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle
10 2 (2.74%) Sun
10 2 (2.74%) Veritas
11 1 (1.37%) EMC
11 1 (1.37%) Genesys
11 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.37%) Verint
11 1 (1.37%) VMware