Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 225 189
Rank change year-on-year +52 -36 -19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 72 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 2.85% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 30
City of London median daily rate £464 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -7.51% +15.33%
10th Percentile £313 £245 £298
90th Percentile £599 £504 £539
Central London median daily rate £460 £400 £429
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.71% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 952 984 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.07% 13.90% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 700 604
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £264
90th Percentile £675 £688 £648
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.26 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% +21.29% -15.85%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.90 £13.13
90th Percentile £36.40 £41.43 £21.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 £27.09 £18.00
% change year-on-year -23.79% +50.50% -17.41%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 72 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (93.06%) Cisco
3 39 (54.17%) Firewall
4 29 (40.28%) WAN
5 28 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (37.50%) VPN
6 27 (37.50%) CheckPoint
6 27 (37.50%) BGP
7 26 (36.11%) OSPF
7 26 (36.11%) Network Security
8 25 (34.72%) ITIL
9 24 (33.33%) CCNA
9 24 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (31.94%) EIGRP
11 22 (30.56%) CCIE
12 21 (29.17%) Wireless
13 20 (27.78%) LAN
14 19 (26.39%) Finance
15 18 (25.00%) MPLS
16 17 (23.61%) F5
16 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
17 16 (22.22%) Palo Alto
17 16 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
18 15 (20.83%) SolarWinds
18 15 (20.83%) VLAN
18 15 (20.83%) Internet
19 13 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
20 12 (16.67%) Multicast
20 12 (16.67%) DHCP
21 10 (13.89%) Banking

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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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) CMS
1 3 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) Datadog
1 5 (6.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (54.17%) Firewall
2 29 (40.28%) WAN
3 28 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (37.50%) BGP
4 27 (37.50%) VPN
5 26 (36.11%) Network Security
5 26 (36.11%) OSPF
6 24 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (31.94%) EIGRP
8 21 (29.17%) Wireless
9 20 (27.78%) LAN
10 18 (25.00%) MPLS
11 15 (20.83%) Internet
11 15 (20.83%) VLAN
12 13 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (16.67%) DHCP
13 12 (16.67%) Multicast
14 10 (13.89%) IPv4
15 9 (12.50%) DNS
15 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support
8 4 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) CISSP Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) XMPP
2 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) CCTV
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Handset
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Change Management
3 8 (11.11%) High Availability
4 7 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (9.72%) Network Management
5 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.33%) Network Design
5 6 (8.33%) Project Management
5 6 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.33%) Web Filtering
6 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.94%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (6.94%) Content Management
6 5 (6.94%) Dependency Management
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Network Architecture
6 5 (6.94%) Planning and Forecasting
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Python
2 3 (4.17%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) C
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (33.33%) CCNA
3 22 (30.56%) CCIE
4 10 (13.89%) CCDP
4 10 (13.89%) CISSP
4 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) BC Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (6.94%) CCDA
6 5 (6.94%) CCDE
6 5 (6.94%) RHCE
7 4 (5.56%) Degree
8 3 (4.17%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (4.17%) CCVP
8 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (4.17%) GIAC
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (2.78%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Firmware
1 3 (4.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 5 (6.94%) Nagios
3 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.94%) Puppet
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.78%) Cacti
5 2 (2.78%) Kibana
5 2 (2.78%) logstash
5 2 (2.78%) RANCID
6 1 (1.39%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco CME
6 1 (1.39%) Icinga
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView
6 1 (1.39%) QRadar
6 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (93.06%) Cisco
2 27 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 17 (23.61%) F5
4 16 (22.22%) Palo Alto
5 15 (20.83%) SolarWinds
6 10 (13.89%) Meraki
7 7 (9.72%) Juniper
8 6 (8.33%) HP
8 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.33%) Red Box
9 5 (6.94%) ArcSight
9 5 (6.94%) Aruba
9 5 (6.94%) Qualys
9 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.94%) Splunk
10 4 (5.56%) Avaya
10 4 (5.56%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.17%) AirMagnet
11 3 (4.17%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.17%) VMware