Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 185 215
Rank change year-on-year +18 +30 -21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 67 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.98% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 7.15% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 31
City of London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £400 £450 £414
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.76% -3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 769 937 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.54% 13.72% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 652 746
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 25
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -8.78% +11.72%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.78 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.93 £34.13 £31.20
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.98% -10.95% +17.04%

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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 23 January 2020.

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

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Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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
London Bridge - 1 £350 -
CCNP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 22 (75.86%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) OSPF
4 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 15 (51.72%) BGP
6 13 (44.83%) MPLS
6 13 (44.83%) Palo Alto
7 12 (41.38%) LAN
8 11 (37.93%) WAN
9 10 (34.48%) CCNA
9 10 (34.48%) Network Security
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (27.59%) VoIP
10 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
10 8 (27.59%) F5
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (24.14%) Project Delivery
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) Juniper
11 7 (24.14%) Wireless
11 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (20.69%) Degree
12 6 (20.69%) IPsec
12 6 (20.69%) WLAN
13 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
13 5 (17.24%) CCIE
13 5 (17.24%) Finance
13 5 (17.24%) VRRP

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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 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) OSPF
2 16 (55.17%) VPN
3 15 (51.72%) BGP
4 13 (44.83%) MPLS
5 12 (41.38%) LAN
6 11 (37.93%) WAN
7 10 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (34.48%) Network Security
8 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
9 7 (24.14%) Wireless
10 6 (20.69%) IPsec
10 6 (20.69%) WLAN
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (17.24%) HSRP
11 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (17.24%) IP Telephony
11 5 (17.24%) VLAN
11 5 (17.24%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Collaboration Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Handset
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
1 7 (24.14%) Project Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
2 5 (17.24%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (17.24%) Network Virtualisation
2 5 (17.24%) Statistics
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) CCIE
5 4 (13.79%) CCSP
6 3 (10.34%) CCDA
6 3 (10.34%) CCDP
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) BC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (6.90%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (3.45%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (3.45%) CCVP
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.45%) Iperf
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) Palo Alto
3 8 (27.59%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) Juniper
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.79%) Zscaler
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) VMware
9 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.45%) BT
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle
9 1 (3.45%) Polycom
9 1 (3.45%) Radware
9 1 (3.45%) Red Box
9 1 (3.45%) Remedy
9 1 (3.45%) Riverbed