Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 1.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Bristol median daily rate £340 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +44.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £302 £400 £271
90th Percentile £376 £500 £334
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate £47.00 - £43.50
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +4.44% +7.78% -15.13%

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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 456 422 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.93% 22.09% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 239 268
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +0.63% +3.92%
10th Percentile £256 £218 £264
90th Percentile £525 £601 £607
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 22 22
Bristol median hourly rate £39.25 £36.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +8.21% +66.46%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.79 £20.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £44.88 £45.93
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +16.67% -19.51%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Bristol

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Bristol

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Bristol

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

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) vCenter Server
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) C
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (23.53%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
9 3 (17.65%) OSPF
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper
9 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 2 (11.76%) SNMP
10 2 (11.76%) MPLS
10 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) Wireless
10 2 (11.76%) Finance

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) BGP
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.76%) MPLS
4 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Line Management
1 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (11.76%) Network Planning
1 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (11.76%) NsoIT
1 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) CWNA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds