The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 April 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)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.10% 1.11% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 3.90% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.85% +16.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 77 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 34.84% 28.52% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 15
Median daily rate £300 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -67.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Bracknell

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Bracknell

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) CCDP
5 6 (42.86%) CCDA
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Internet
6 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) BGP
6 5 (35.71%) DSL
6 5 (35.71%) xDSL
6 5 (35.71%) DMVPN
6 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
6 5 (35.71%) eTOM
7 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
7 4 (28.57%) ProxySG
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (28.57%) EIGRP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 5 (35.71%) DMVPN
4 5 (35.71%) DSL
4 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) xDSL
5 4 (28.57%) ADSL
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 4 (28.57%) RIP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) ATM
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Author
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Author
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Provisioning Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) eTOM
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) CCDP
4 6 (42.86%) CCDA
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.14%) CCIE
7 1 (7.14%) CCIP
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (7.14%) Tandberg