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 3 months to 23 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 72 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 0.48% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £275 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -6.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 203 210 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.00% 24.62% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 154 131
Median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 11
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.90 £62.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (20.00%) CCDP
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP

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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos