Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 87 96
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 +18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 1.61% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 6.03% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £380 £308 £293
90th Percentile £538 £550 £497
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £57.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £24.25 £43.15
% change year-on-year +54.64% -43.79% -13.71%

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 515 464 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.69% 26.62% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 330 376
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £162 £230 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 6 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -38 11 £450 -5.26%
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) Firmware
5 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) MCSE
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) CISSP
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) CISMP
8 3 (18.75%) CISM
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) Brocade

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) ICMP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) CCIE
4 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 3 (18.75%) CISMP
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) CCDA
6 2 (12.50%) CCDE
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
3 2 (12.50%) Brocade
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto