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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 33 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 38 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.45% 2.36% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.72% 8.44% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 9
Median daily rate £350 £288 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £264 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £357 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.29 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -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
277 237 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.44% 27.95% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 106 137
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 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 £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (92.19%) Cisco
3 31 (48.44%) Firewall
4 24 (37.50%) LAN
4 24 (37.50%) WAN
5 22 (34.38%) CCNA
6 19 (29.69%) Juniper
6 19 (29.69%) MPLS
7 18 (28.13%) VPN
8 17 (26.56%) BGP
8 17 (26.56%) CCIE
9 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 15 (23.44%) OSPF
10 15 (23.44%) F5
11 14 (21.88%) CheckPoint
11 14 (21.88%) IPsec
12 12 (18.75%) WLAN
12 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (17.19%) DNS
13 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (14.06%) Network Security
15 9 (14.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 9 (14.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 9 (14.06%) EIGRP
16 8 (12.50%) Windows
16 8 (12.50%) Linux
16 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing

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 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) PaaS
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (48.44%) Firewall
2 24 (37.50%) LAN
2 24 (37.50%) WAN
3 19 (29.69%) MPLS
4 18 (28.13%) VPN
5 17 (26.56%) BGP
6 15 (23.44%) OSPF
7 14 (21.88%) IPsec
8 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (18.75%) WLAN
9 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (17.19%) DNS
10 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (14.06%) EIGRP
11 9 (14.06%) Network Security
12 7 (10.94%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (10.94%) Internet
12 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.94%) VRRP
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.69%) Billing
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Security Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) IP Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) IP Security Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Designer
5 5 (7.81%) IP Designer
5 5 (7.81%) Network Designer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) VXML
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 9 (14.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.94%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (10.94%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
4 6 (9.38%) High Availability
5 4 (6.25%) Network Design
5 4 (6.25%) Network Management
5 4 (6.25%) SIEM
6 3 (4.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.13%) Change Control
7 2 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL
7 2 (3.13%) Migration
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.38%) CCNA
3 17 (26.56%) CCIE
4 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.94%) CCSA
6 7 (10.94%) CCSE
7 5 (7.81%) CISSP
7 5 (7.81%) JNCIP
8 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.69%) CCA
9 3 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.69%) JNCIS
9 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.56%) CCDA
11 1 (1.56%) CCDP
11 1 (1.56%) HND
11 1 (1.56%) MCITP
11 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.69%) XenApp
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (92.19%) Cisco
2 19 (29.69%) Juniper
3 15 (23.44%) F5
4 14 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.94%) Blue Coat
6 6 (9.38%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.38%) Huawei
7 4 (6.25%) VMware
8 3 (4.69%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) TippingPoint
9 2 (3.13%) BT
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) Avaya
10 1 (1.56%) Brocade
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.56%) Mitel
10 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.56%) SAP