Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 239 208
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 47 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.57% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 4.52% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 41
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £364 £310 £306
90th Percentile £574 £523 £525
London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +8.96% -2.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 - £24.36
10th Percentile £43.75 - £23.68
90th Percentile £51.25 - £25.04
London median hourly rate £47.50 £51.13 £50.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +2.25% -

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 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 1,149 1,328 1,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.00% 14.55% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 915 787
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £271
90th Percentile £681 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 67 26
Central London median hourly rate £20.32 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.68% - -14.14%
10th Percentile £11.13 £14.15 £13.33
90th Percentile £53.38 £30.80 £32.93
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.03
% change year-on-year +62.79% +2.23% +9.36%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +15 41 £475 +18.75% 16
City of Westminster -10 2 - -
West End of London - 2 - -
CCNP
London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (85.11%) Cisco
3 32 (68.09%) Firewall
4 29 (61.70%) WAN
5 26 (55.32%) CCIE
5 26 (55.32%) BGP
6 24 (51.06%) VPN
7 20 (42.55%) OSPF
8 19 (40.43%) LAN
9 18 (38.30%) MPLS
10 17 (36.17%) Finance
11 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (34.04%) Palo Alto
12 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
12 14 (29.79%) F5
12 14 (29.79%) Network Design
12 14 (29.79%) VoIP
12 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
13 12 (25.53%) EIGRP
13 12 (25.53%) CCNA
13 12 (25.53%) IPsec
14 11 (23.40%) Project Management
14 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
14 11 (23.40%) Internet
14 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
14 11 (23.40%) ITIL
14 11 (23.40%) Network Management
15 10 (21.28%) CCDP
15 10 (21.28%) Telecoms

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 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) AWS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) WAN
3 26 (55.32%) BGP
4 24 (51.06%) VPN
5 20 (42.55%) OSPF
6 19 (40.43%) LAN
7 18 (38.30%) MPLS
8 16 (34.04%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
9 14 (29.79%) VoIP
10 12 (25.53%) EIGRP
10 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
10 12 (25.53%) IPsec
11 11 (23.40%) Internet
12 9 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (19.15%) NX-OS
12 9 (19.15%) Wireless
13 8 (17.02%) Multicast
13 8 (17.02%) Network Security
13 8 (17.02%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.26%) International Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.26%) XMPP
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
3 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Unix
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Network Design
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Network Management
2 11 (23.40%) Project Management
3 8 (17.02%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.02%) Project Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (12.77%) High Availability
6 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.38%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (6.38%) Web Filtering
9 2 (4.26%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (55.32%) CCIE
3 12 (25.53%) CCNA
4 10 (21.28%) CCDP
5 9 (19.15%) CCDA
6 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
7 6 (12.77%) BC Cleared
7 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (10.64%) CCVP
8 5 (10.64%) CISSP
9 3 (6.38%) JNCIE
9 3 (6.38%) JNCIP
10 2 (4.26%) CCIE Collaboration
10 2 (4.26%) CCSA
10 2 (4.26%) CCSP
10 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) COBIT
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.26%) Cacti
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.26%) Icinga
3 2 (4.26%) Iperf
3 2 (4.26%) Kibana
3 2 (4.26%) logstash
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) OpenView
3 2 (4.26%) RANCID
3 2 (4.26%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) Palo Alto
3 14 (29.79%) F5
4 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
6 7 (14.89%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) Red Box
7 6 (12.77%) Riverbed
8 5 (10.64%) HP
8 5 (10.64%) VMware
9 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.38%) SevOne
10 2 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (4.26%) Aruba
10 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.26%) Kaseya
10 2 (4.26%) Meraki
10 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL