Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.49% 1.27% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 6.40% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £355 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +0.71% -6.00%
10th Percentile £344 £140 £281
90th Percentile £494 £463 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +67.03% - -

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 70 125 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 14.86% 19.87% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 85 56
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03% +11.49%
10th Percentile £269 £128 £231
90th Percentile £517 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% +86.89% -75.76%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -50.00% +52.17%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +4 4 £438 +21.53% 3
Bedford - 2 £363 - 1
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) CCSA
6 2 (28.57%) CCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) WPA2
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
7 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
7 1 (14.29%) Network Management
7 1 (14.29%) F5
7 1 (14.29%) FWSM
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (14.29%) FortiGate

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (14.29%) FWSM
6 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (14.29%) WPA2
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSA
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper