Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 108 184
Rank change year-on-year -62 +76 +16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 14 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 3.92% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 28
10th Percentile £299 £373 £335
25th Percentile £353 £472 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £453 £506 £408
Median % change year-on-year -10.62% +24.23% -9.44%
75th Percentile £500 £544 £475
90th Percentile £589 £611 £488
Central London median daily rate £453 £506 £400
% change year-on-year -10.62% +26.56% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 543 357 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.50% 17.93% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 245 678
10th Percentile £325 £298 £288
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £594 £613
90th Percentile £700 £663 £694
Central London median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
10th Percentile £19.65 £24.30 £10.50
25th Percentile £21.25 £27.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +75.61% +9.63%
75th Percentile £51.75 £39.25 £38.51
90th Percentile £63.35 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +60.00% +20.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CCNP in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) WAAS
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) FCoE
4 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Finance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Azure
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) FCoE
2 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) WAAS
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (36.36%) Social Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Documentation Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Bill of Materials
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (9.09%) VCP6
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia