Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 127 112
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15 -49
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 46 58
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 1.13% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 4.96% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 34
Median daily rate £344 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £327 £213 £313
90th Percentile £401 £594 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -46.97% +144.44%
10th Percentile £16.23 £16.25 £16.35
90th Percentile £34.70 £18.75 £52.05
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £24.91 £33.00
% change year-on-year -15.70% -24.52% +88.57%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 365 928 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.05% 22.72% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 437 384
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £185 £254 £263
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 69 29
Median hourly rate £20.17 £16.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.24% -20.12% +37.70%
10th Percentile £16.54 £12.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £68.75 £72.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £31.39 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.15% -21.43% +75.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CCNP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Newbury -1 9 £338 +50.00% 1
Reading +12 5 £375 -7.69%
Bracknell +35 1 - -
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 9 (52.94%) MPLS
4 9 (52.94%) OSPF
4 9 (52.94%) BGP
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
5 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
6 7 (41.18%) Change Management
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) Internet
6 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
6 7 (41.18%) CCIP
6 7 (41.18%) ADSL
6 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (35.29%) Communications Security
7 6 (35.29%) xDSL
7 6 (35.29%) RIP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 9 (52.94%) BGP
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
2 9 (52.94%) OSPF
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
3 8 (47.06%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) ADSL
4 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) Unified Communications
5 6 (35.29%) DSL
5 6 (35.29%) RIP
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) xDSL
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) PPP
6 5 (29.41%) SNMP
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IP Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Communications Security
3 6 (35.29%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) CCIP
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) BC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) CCDP
6 3 (17.65%) CCIE
7 2 (11.76%) HNC
7 2 (11.76%) HND
8 1 (5.88%) APMP
8 1 (5.88%) CCDA
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
8 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (17.65%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
5 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Huawei
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto