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 3 months to 28 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 70 72
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 0.73% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 2.92% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £357 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.09% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £385 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £41.29
% change year-on-year -14.47% -7.96%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 226 240 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.22% 24.92% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 169 159
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £246 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -73.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.24 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Buckinghamshire

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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

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 12 £354 -32.57% 3
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (95.92%) Cisco
3 38 (77.55%) Security Cleared
4 36 (73.47%) Firewall
5 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
6 28 (57.14%) WAN
7 27 (55.10%) LAN
8 25 (51.02%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (48.98%) F5
10 23 (46.94%) ITIL
11 19 (38.78%) Juniper
12 15 (30.61%) Wireless
12 15 (30.61%) CCNA
13 14 (28.57%) BGP
13 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
14 13 (26.53%) VPN
15 12 (24.49%) Windows
15 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
16 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
16 10 (20.41%) Change Management
17 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
17 9 (18.37%) Network Design
17 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
18 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
19 7 (14.29%) Network Security
19 7 (14.29%) CCSE
19 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 7 (14.29%) CCSA
19 7 (14.29%) ICMP

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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 6 (12.24%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 28 (57.14%) WAN
3 27 (55.10%) LAN
4 25 (51.02%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (30.61%) Wireless
6 14 (28.57%) BGP
7 13 (26.53%) VPN
8 10 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (14.29%) ICMP
9 7 (14.29%) Network Security
9 7 (14.29%) TACACS
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.24%) DHCP
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
10 6 (12.24%) OSPF
11 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
11 5 (10.20%) FCoE
11 5 (10.20%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (8.16%) Cisco ISE
General
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Network Architect
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) BYOD
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Change Management
3 9 (18.37%) Network Design
3 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.24%) ITSM
6 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.04%) Fault Management
10 1 (2.04%) High Availability
10 1 (2.04%) Line Management
10 1 (2.04%) Presales
10 1 (2.04%) Proactive Monitoring
10 1 (2.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (77.55%) Security Cleared
3 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) CCNA
5 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
6 7 (14.29%) CCSA
6 7 (14.29%) CCSE
7 6 (12.24%) MCSA
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (8.16%) CCIE
9 1 (2.04%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (10.20%) ISA Server
2 5 (10.20%) UAG
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) OVSD
2 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (95.92%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) F5
3 19 (38.78%) Juniper
4 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (14.29%) Citrix
6 7 (14.29%) HP
6 7 (14.29%) Nokia
7 6 (12.24%) Forcepoint
7 6 (12.24%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
7 6 (12.24%) VMware
8 4 (8.16%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (8.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (8.16%) Brocade
9 3 (6.12%) Aruba
9 3 (6.12%) Remedy
10 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
11 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.04%) Riverbed
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago