Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 235 211
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24 -30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 74 46 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.83% 0.54% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 3.54% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 38
Central London median daily rate £450 £414 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -3.83% +7.56%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £293
90th Percentile £549 £538 £499
London median daily rate £428 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.88% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 1,251 1,298 1,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.11% 15.12% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 893 813
Central London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% +1.81%
10th Percentile £238 £286 £278
90th Percentile £650 £667 £638
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 14
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +14.44% -5.90%
10th Percentile £12.93 £16.63 £14.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.18 £21.43
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £20.31
% change year-on-year +20.48% +2.17% +1.55%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +22 63 £455 +7.06% 34
Southwark -37 1 £470 +56.67%
Camden - 1 £350 -
CCNP
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (93.24%) Cisco
3 40 (54.05%) Firewall
4 33 (44.59%) CheckPoint
4 33 (44.59%) Network Security
5 32 (43.24%) Wireless
6 29 (39.19%) WAN
7 27 (36.49%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (35.14%) CCNA
9 25 (33.78%) VPN
9 25 (33.78%) LAN
10 23 (31.08%) ITIL
10 23 (31.08%) BGP
10 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (29.73%) OSPF
12 19 (25.68%) CCIE
13 18 (24.32%) MPLS
13 18 (24.32%) SolarWinds
13 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
14 17 (22.97%) F5
15 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
16 15 (20.27%) Cisco CUCM
16 15 (20.27%) Meraki
17 14 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
18 13 (17.57%) Finance
19 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
20 11 (14.86%) DHCP
20 11 (14.86%) Unified Communications
21 10 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (8.11%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Datadog
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (54.05%) Firewall
2 33 (44.59%) Network Security
3 32 (43.24%) Wireless
4 29 (39.19%) WAN
5 27 (36.49%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (33.78%) LAN
6 25 (33.78%) VPN
7 23 (31.08%) BGP
7 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (29.73%) OSPF
9 18 (24.32%) MPLS
10 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 11 (14.86%) DHCP
13 11 (14.86%) Unified Communications
14 10 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (12.16%) DNS
15 9 (12.16%) Ethernet
15 9 (12.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.76%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Law
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Network Support
7 6 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Security Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (5.41%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) XMPP
2 5 (6.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.35%) Fintech
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Network Design
3 9 (12.16%) Migration
4 7 (9.46%) Change Management
4 7 (9.46%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.11%) Project Management
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps
6 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 5 (6.76%) Network Management
6 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.41%) Information Security
7 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Python
2 3 (4.05%) Perl
3 2 (2.70%) C
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (35.14%) CCNA
3 19 (25.68%) CCIE
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.11%) CISSP
7 5 (6.76%) RHCE
7 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (5.41%) Avaya Certification
8 4 (5.41%) CCSE
8 4 (5.41%) Degree
8 4 (5.41%) GIAC
9 3 (4.05%) CCDP
9 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.70%) CCDA
10 2 (2.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (2.70%) CCIE Wireless
10 2 (2.70%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (2.70%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (10.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.76%) Ansible
3 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.76%) Puppet
4 4 (5.41%) Nagios
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco CME
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.35%) Cacti
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 33 (44.59%) CheckPoint
3 18 (24.32%) SolarWinds
4 17 (22.97%) F5
5 15 (20.27%) Meraki
6 14 (18.92%) Palo Alto
7 9 (12.16%) Juniper
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.11%) Aruba
9 6 (8.11%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.76%) Avaya
10 5 (6.76%) Qualys
10 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.76%) Splunk
11 3 (4.05%) AirMagnet
11 3 (4.05%) Citrix
11 3 (4.05%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.05%) Infoblox
11 3 (4.05%) Ruckus Wireless