Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 59 89
Rank change year-on-year -76 +30 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 34 130 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 3.02% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 12.09% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 68 56
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £398 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +30.86% -2.80%
10th Percentile £269 £271 £204
90th Percentile £462 £525 £441
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% -22.22% -23.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £16.70 £38.17
90th Percentile £39.75 £37.30 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £43.15
% change year-on-year +54.64% -43.79% -13.71%

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 872 1075 1283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.22% 24.98% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 527 629
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £39.60 £44.97 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Berkshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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
Reading -41 15 £300 -20.00% 2
Slough +1 7 £300 +2.65%
Newbury -1 3 - -
Bracknell -3 3 £363 -7.94% 1
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 20 (58.82%) CCNA
4 18 (52.94%) Firewall
5 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
6 12 (35.29%) Juniper
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) MPLS
9 9 (26.47%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
10 7 (20.59%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) CCIE
10 7 (20.59%) BGP
10 7 (20.59%) VMware
10 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) IPsec
11 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 6 (17.65%) OSPF
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) SSL
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) MCSE
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
12 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
12 5 (14.71%) Wireless
12 5 (14.71%) Migration

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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) GitHub
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 10 (29.41%) MPLS
3 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) BGP
5 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 6 (17.65%) DNS
6 6 (17.65%) IPsec
6 6 (17.65%) OSPF
6 6 (17.65%) SSL
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (14.71%) DHCP
7 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
7 5 (14.71%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) Network Security
8 4 (11.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
2 3 (8.82%) Security Specialist
2 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Systems Manager
3 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.88%) Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) IP Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Network Configuration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) FMCG
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Proactive Management
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.94%) Presales
6 1 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) CCIE
3 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (11.76%) JNCIP
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (8.82%) CCDA
6 3 (8.82%) CCIP
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) HNC
6 3 (8.82%) MCSA
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) QRadar
2 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 7 (20.59%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) Arista
5 3 (8.82%) BT
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) Ensim
7 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) Radware
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Wonderware