Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 72 100
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 +5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 30 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 2.57% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.26% 7.86% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £338 £318 £296
90th Percentile £500 £538 £415
South East median daily rate £407 £406 £355
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.45% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -22.86% -53.33% -6.25%

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 479 649 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.92% 32.65% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 403 296
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60% +14.48%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £278
90th Percentile £506 £550 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 13
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £52.75 £32.00 £36.20
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +44.19% -34.35% +45.56%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -36 20 £423 +0.90% 3
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £350 - 1
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) ITIL
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) F5
6 12 (40.00%) BGP
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
7 11 (36.67%) Change Management
7 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
7 11 (36.67%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (36.67%) Network Virtualisation
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (33.33%) WAN
8 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (33.33%) OSPF
9 9 (30.00%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) ICMP
9 9 (30.00%) IPsec
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
10 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
11 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
11 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Wireless
3 12 (40.00%) BGP
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (33.33%) OSPF
5 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) ICMP
6 9 (30.00%) IPsec
7 8 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 4 (13.33%) VLAN
11 3 (10.00%) MPLS
11 3 (10.00%) VPN
12 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (3.33%) VRRP
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL V3
2 11 (36.67%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (36.67%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (16.67%) CCIE
8 4 (13.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (13.33%) CISM
8 4 (13.33%) CISMP
8 4 (13.33%) CISSP
8 4 (13.33%) MCSA
8 4 (13.33%) MCSE
8 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (10.00%) CCIP
10 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.00%) UAG
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) F5
3 10 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 7 (23.33%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 4 (13.33%) Forcepoint
6 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (6.67%) Aruba
8 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
8 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft