Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 February 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 62 93
Rank change year-on-year -47 +31 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 24 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 2.85% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 8.90% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £406 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +30.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £243
90th Percentile £498 £546 £438
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £352
% change year-on-year -3.13% +13.64% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £40.23
% change year-on-year -22.86% -56.50% -19.54%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 487 562 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.91% 31.99% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 390 306
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £293 £256
90th Percentile £537 £564 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 9 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £16.74 £15.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £45.54 £45.50 £30.10
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Buckinghamshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Milton Keynes -41 18 £410 +5.81% 4
High Wycombe -7 1 £350 -26.32% 1
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) LAN
4 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 12 (50.00%) WAN
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) F5
7 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
7 10 (41.67%) Wireless
8 8 (33.33%) Change Management
8 8 (33.33%) DHCP
8 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 7 (29.17%) CCNA
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 6 (25.00%) Juniper
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
11 5 (20.83%) Python
11 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.83%) Service Management
11 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 5 (20.83%) BGP
11 5 (20.83%) ICMP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) Wireless
5 8 (33.33%) DHCP
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (20.83%) BGP
7 5 (20.83%) BIG-IP
7 5 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (20.83%) ICMP
7 5 (20.83%) IPsec
7 5 (20.83%) OSPF
7 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) VLAN
9 2 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Network Design
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Change Control
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) CCIE
6 4 (16.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (12.50%) CISM
7 3 (12.50%) CISMP
7 3 (12.50%) CISSP
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) MCSE
8 2 (8.33%) CCDA
8 2 (8.33%) CCDE
8 2 (8.33%) CCDP
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 3 (12.50%) UAG
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) OVSD
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 4 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 3 (12.50%) Remedy
6 2 (8.33%) Aruba
6 2 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft