Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 217 191
Rank change year-on-year +16 -26 -25
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.62% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 4.49% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 33
City of London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £293
90th Percentile £563 £525 £535
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 - £24.36
10th Percentile £43.75 - £23.68
90th Percentile £51.25 - £25.04
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 - £24.36

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 859 980 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.31% 13.92% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 671 641
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £288
90th Percentile £688 £699 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 22
City of London median hourly rate £27.72 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% +1.64% -11.93%
10th Percentile £10.63 £14.00 £13.32
90th Percentile £55.08 £28.84 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £22.06 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +17.94% - -14.14%

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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 18 August 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 18 August 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (90.24%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) WAN
5 20 (48.78%) CCIE
5 20 (48.78%) BGP
6 18 (43.90%) VPN
7 16 (39.02%) OSPF
8 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 14 (34.15%) F5
9 14 (34.15%) Palo Alto
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (31.71%) Network Design
10 13 (31.71%) LAN
11 12 (29.27%) VoIP
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
11 12 (29.27%) MPLS
11 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
12 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
12 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
12 10 (24.39%) Project Management
12 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) CCNA
12 10 (24.39%) ITIL
13 9 (21.95%) CCDP
13 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
13 9 (21.95%) NX-OS
13 9 (21.95%) Network Management
14 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (19.51%) Multicast

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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 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) WAN
3 20 (48.78%) BGP
4 18 (43.90%) VPN
5 16 (39.02%) OSPF
6 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (31.71%) LAN
7 12 (29.27%) MPLS
7 12 (29.27%) VoIP
8 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
8 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.95%) NX-OS
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (19.51%) Multicast
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
11 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
11 7 (17.07%) SNMP
11 7 (17.07%) Wireless
11 7 (17.07%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) International Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Voice Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Network Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) OSS Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.88%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Network Design
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Network Management
4 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
5 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (12.20%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.88%) Change Control
9 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (48.78%) CCIE
3 10 (24.39%) CCNA
4 9 (21.95%) CCDP
5 8 (19.51%) CCDA
6 6 (14.63%) BC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) CCVP
7 5 (12.20%) CISSP
8 2 (4.88%) CCIE Collaboration
8 2 (4.88%) CCSA
8 2 (4.88%) CCSP
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.44%) CCDE
9 1 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) COBIT
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.88%) Cacti
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.88%) Icinga
2 2 (4.88%) Iperf
2 2 (4.88%) Kibana
2 2 (4.88%) logstash
2 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 2 (4.88%) OpenView
2 2 (4.88%) RANCID
2 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) F5
2 14 (34.15%) Palo Alto
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) Red Box
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Juniper
8 4 (9.76%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.32%) SevOne
10 2 (4.88%) Citrix
10 2 (4.88%) Kaseya
10 2 (4.88%) Meraki
10 2 (4.88%) Remedy
10 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.44%) Polycom