Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 121 75
Rank change year-on-year +29 -46 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 0.76% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 3.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 24
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £378 £374 £308
90th Percentile £467 £454 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £57.50 -
South East median hourly rate £23.46 £37.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -37.45% +177.78% -68.71%

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 444 519 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.73% 21.96% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 300 350
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £217 £200 £224
90th Percentile £538 £507 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £12.10 £13.57 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.30% -8.65% -11.00%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +26 16 £450 +9.09% 6
Aylesbury - 1 £450 -
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 3
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (73.68%) CCNA
5 13 (68.42%) ITIL
6 12 (63.16%) LAN
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (57.89%) F5
7 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
7 11 (57.89%) Palo Alto
7 11 (57.89%) Virtual Environments
7 11 (57.89%) WAN
7 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
7 11 (57.89%) Juniper
7 11 (57.89%) IPsec
7 11 (57.89%) BGP
7 11 (57.89%) BIG-IP
8 9 (47.37%) Change Management
8 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
9 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
9 8 (42.11%) Internet
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (36.84%) SSL
10 7 (36.84%) CSS
10 7 (36.84%) Network Management
10 7 (36.84%) Aruba

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 3 (15.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
3 11 (57.89%) BGP
3 11 (57.89%) BIG-IP
3 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (57.89%) IPsec
3 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 11 (57.89%) WAN
4 8 (42.11%) Internet
5 7 (36.84%) SSL
5 7 (36.84%) Telepresence
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (31.58%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) ICMP
7 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 2 (10.53%) DHCP
9 2 (10.53%) DNS
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Support
2 6 (31.58%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
6 1 (5.26%) Head of Operations
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) BYOD
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (47.37%) Change Management
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL V3
5 7 (36.84%) Network Management
6 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.26%) Change Control
10 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 1 (5.26%) Service Management
10 1 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (73.68%) CCNA
4 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (21.05%) CCIP
8 3 (15.79%) MCSA
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (10.53%) CISM
9 2 (10.53%) CISMP
9 2 (10.53%) CISSP
9 2 (10.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) UAG
3 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) F5
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
2 11 (57.89%) Palo Alto
3 7 (36.84%) Aruba
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Forcepoint
6 3 (15.79%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) Computacenter
8 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (5.26%) Brocade
8 1 (5.26%) Meraki