Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 225 203
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 64 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.70% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 3.82% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 40
Central London median daily rate £441 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £276
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00

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 1,302 1,258 1,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.33% 15.07% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 858 959
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £256 £298 £268
90th Percentile £669 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 16
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +3.54%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £34.55 £27.46
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +18.42% -0.16% -4.85%

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 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Central London

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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 12 November 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 -6 52 £450 +2.86% 27
Camden - 2 £350 -
Southwark - 1 £470 -
CCNP
London

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (85.94%) Cisco
3 42 (65.63%) Firewall
4 35 (54.69%) Wireless
5 30 (46.88%) CheckPoint
6 28 (43.75%) WAN
7 24 (37.50%) Network Security
8 23 (35.94%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (35.94%) CCNA
9 22 (34.38%) BGP
9 22 (34.38%) LAN
10 20 (31.25%) OSPF
11 18 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
12 17 (26.56%) VPN
13 15 (23.44%) CCIE
13 15 (23.44%) MPLS
13 15 (23.44%) Finance
13 15 (23.44%) F5
14 13 (20.31%) Meraki
14 13 (20.31%) SolarWinds
14 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.31%) ITIL
15 12 (18.75%) EIGRP
15 12 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (18.75%) Palo Alto
16 11 (17.19%) Migration
16 11 (17.19%) DNS
16 11 (17.19%) DHCP
17 10 (15.63%) Juniper

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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Serverless
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) Firewall
2 35 (54.69%) Wireless
3 28 (43.75%) WAN
4 24 (37.50%) Network Security
5 23 (35.94%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (34.38%) BGP
6 22 (34.38%) LAN
7 20 (31.25%) OSPF
8 18 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (26.56%) VPN
10 15 (23.44%) MPLS
11 13 (20.31%) TCP/IP
12 12 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (18.75%) EIGRP
13 11 (17.19%) DHCP
13 11 (17.19%) DNS
14 10 (15.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 10 (15.63%) IPsec
14 10 (15.63%) Wireshark
15 9 (14.06%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Law
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Network Support
6 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 8 (12.50%) XMPP
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) Network Design
4 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.81%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) High Availability
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.69%) Network Management
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (3.13%) C
2 2 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (35.94%) CCNA
3 15 (23.44%) CCIE
4 6 (9.38%) CISSP
5 5 (7.81%) CCSE
6 4 (6.25%) GIAC
7 3 (4.69%) Avaya Certification
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.13%) CCSM
8 2 (3.13%) CCSP
8 2 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.56%) CCENT
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.56%) MCSE
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.38%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) Cacti
4 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) QRadar
4 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco
2 30 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 15 (23.44%) F5
4 13 (20.31%) Meraki
4 13 (20.31%) SolarWinds
5 12 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 10 (15.63%) Juniper
7 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.81%) Riverbed
9 4 (6.25%) Aruba
9 4 (6.25%) Avaya
9 4 (6.25%) Forcepoint
9 4 (6.25%) VMware
10 3 (4.69%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.69%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (4.69%) Trustwave
11 2 (3.13%) AirMagnet
11 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro