Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 September 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 202 188
Rank change year-on-year -31 -14 +21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 59 65 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.65% 0.81% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 5.37% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 52
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.49% +11.67%
10th Percentile £317 £316 £313
90th Percentile £535 £534 £536
London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £24.36 -
London median hourly rate £51.13 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +20.29% -15.00% +66.67%

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 Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,315 1,211 1,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.56% 15.13% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 840 994
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £272 £275 £272
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 28 14
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.01% -6.51% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.31 £16.13
90th Percentile £25.50 £32.36 £69.18
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -10.59%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Central London

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Central London

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Central London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Central London

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Central London

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
City of London -21 47 £420 -1.18% 24
City of Westminster -2 1 £475 -
Southwark - 1 £470 -
Camden - 1 - -
CCNP
London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Central London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (84.75%) Cisco
3 34 (57.63%) Firewall
4 25 (42.37%) Wireless
4 25 (42.37%) WAN
5 24 (40.68%) Finance
6 23 (38.98%) CCNA
7 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
8 19 (32.20%) VPN
9 18 (30.51%) LAN
10 16 (27.12%) OSPF
11 15 (25.42%) Network Security
11 15 (25.42%) F5
12 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
12 14 (23.73%) CCIE
13 13 (22.03%) BGP
13 13 (22.03%) ITIL
13 13 (22.03%) MPLS
13 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
14 12 (20.34%) Windows
15 11 (18.64%) Migration
15 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (18.64%) Cisco CUCM
16 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
16 10 (16.95%) DNS
16 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
17 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
17 9 (15.25%) IPsec

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (5.08%) CMS
1 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 2 (3.39%) npm
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Serverless
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (57.63%) Firewall
2 25 (42.37%) WAN
2 25 (42.37%) Wireless
3 19 (32.20%) VPN
4 18 (30.51%) LAN
5 16 (27.12%) OSPF
6 15 (25.42%) Network Security
7 14 (23.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (22.03%) BGP
8 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (22.03%) MPLS
9 11 (18.64%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (16.95%) DNS
11 9 (15.25%) IPsec
11 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.56%) DHCP
12 8 (13.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (13.56%) Unified Communications
13 7 (11.86%) SSL
14 6 (10.17%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
2 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Network Support
7 2 (3.39%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) 802.1X
1 7 (11.86%) XMPP
2 3 (5.08%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) OAuth
3 2 (3.39%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.39%) RESTful
3 2 (3.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) Eurex
5 1 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.69%) e-Health
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Network Design
4 6 (10.17%) Network Management
5 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) OWASP
8 2 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Source Code Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (3.39%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) Apex Code
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) PyPy
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (38.98%) CCNA
3 14 (23.73%) CCIE
4 3 (5.08%) CCSE
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.39%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCENT
6 1 (1.69%) CCSM
6 1 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.69%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.69%) vMotion
3 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
3 15 (25.42%) F5
4 12 (20.34%) SolarWinds
5 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
6 8 (13.56%) Juniper
6 8 (13.56%) VMware
7 7 (11.86%) Meraki
8 4 (6.78%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 3 (5.08%) Forcepoint
9 3 (5.08%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) Red Box
9 3 (5.08%) Speakerbus
9 3 (5.08%) Trustwave
10 2 (3.39%) Arista
10 2 (3.39%) Reuters
10 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com