Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 58 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 -21 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.75% 1.05% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 6.48% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Bedfordshire median daily rate £363 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +28.79% +5.60%
10th Percentile £341 £193 £279
90th Percentile £403 £478 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £378 £325
% change year-on-year -0.66% +16.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -33.76%

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 87 108 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.18% 16.14% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 55
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £147 £289
90th Percentile £533 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% -25.00% +2.24%
10th Percentile £16.01 £30.00 £33.25
90th Percentile £22.10 £30.00 £47.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.37% -6.55% -5.89%

CCNP
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

CCNP
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

CCNP
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

CCNP
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 17 October 2018. 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
Bedford +8 7 £363 +163.62% 2
Luton -4 2 £388 -18.42% 1
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) CCSA
4 7 (70.00%) CCSE
4 7 (70.00%) Network Security
5 6 (60.00%) OSPF
5 6 (60.00%) BGP
5 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
6 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 5 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (30.00%) CCDP
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
9 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (10.00%) VLAN

CCNP
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 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) tcpdump
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (10.00%) IPv4
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) CCSA
3 7 (70.00%) CCSE
4 5 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet