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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 158 144 138
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +50
Contract jobs citing CCNP 31 6 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.21% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 1.31% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
10th Percentile £363 £334 £350
25th Percentile £419 £351 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £438 £410
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.71% -13.68%
75th Percentile £580 £628 £447
90th Percentile £593 £675 £545
Central London median daily rate £513 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +17.14% +4.17% -9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £41.50 - -
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
75th Percentile £44.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 713 457 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.19% 16.07% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 304 352
10th Percentile £365 £303 £301
25th Percentile £482 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £639 £638 £588
90th Percentile £725 £716 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £487
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.91% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 7
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.30 £18.59
25th Percentile £39.50 £17.50 £22.74
Median hourly rate £47.00 £27.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +74.07% -41.94% +125.24%
75th Percentile £57.88 £28.75 £52.25
90th Percentile £67.55 £35.00 £52.55
Central London median hourly rate £47.00 £22.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year +113.64% -25.01% +42.10%

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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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022, 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) Network Design
6 10 (32.26%) CCIE
6 10 (32.26%) CCNA
6 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
6 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
7 9 (29.03%) Juniper
7 9 (29.03%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) Wireless
8 8 (25.81%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (19.35%) SD-WAN
10 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
10 6 (19.35%) WLAN
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) HP
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
10 6 (19.35%) BGP
10 6 (19.35%) Network Security
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
11 5 (16.13%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) Python
11 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
11 5 (16.13%) Ansible
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE

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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 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) AWS
1 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) WAN
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) LAN
3 9 (29.03%) Wireless
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (19.35%) BGP
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security
5 6 (19.35%) OSPF
5 6 (19.35%) SD-WAN
5 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (19.35%) WLAN
6 5 (16.13%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) NGFW
7 4 (12.90%) VLAN
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (9.68%) HSRP
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
3 5 (16.13%) Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) REST
1 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Velocity
2 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.45%) IoT
3 2 (6.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Transfer
3 3 (9.68%) Agile
3 3 (9.68%) B2B
3 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Segmentation
3 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) ITSM
4 2 (6.45%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Use Case
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) Bash
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCIE
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE Service Provider
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE Security
4 1 (3.23%) CCSA
4 1 (3.23%) CCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CWAP
4 1 (3.23%) CWDP
4 1 (3.23%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) VMware NSX
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) vCloud
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (87.10%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) CheckPoint
2 10 (32.26%) Palo Alto
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 8 (25.81%) F5
5 6 (19.35%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.90%) Aruba
8 3 (9.68%) Infoblox
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
9 2 (6.45%) Zscaler
10 1 (3.23%) Arista
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.23%) Broadcom
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix
10 1 (3.23%) FireEye
10 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (3.23%) Splunk