Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 187 185
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 48 54 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 5.18% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 67
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £311 £272 £306
90th Percentile £538 £488 £505
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 995 1042 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.94% 15.56% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 732 1007
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.81% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +20.65%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

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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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 £300 -
CCNP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (91.67%) Cisco
3 19 (39.58%) Firewall
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) CCIE
4 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (27.08%) CCNA
5 13 (27.08%) WAN
6 12 (25.00%) BGP
6 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 11 (22.92%) Wireless
7 11 (22.92%) Network Security
8 10 (20.83%) Banking
8 10 (20.83%) LAN
9 9 (18.75%) OSPF
9 9 (18.75%) High Availability
9 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (16.67%) Multicast
10 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) Network Design
11 7 (14.58%) VLAN
11 7 (14.58%) VPN
11 7 (14.58%) Juniper
11 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (12.50%) F5
12 6 (12.50%) Citrix
12 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS

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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:

Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (27.08%) WAN
3 12 (25.00%) BGP
3 12 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 11 (22.92%) Network Security
4 11 (22.92%) Wireless
5 10 (20.83%) LAN
6 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (18.75%) OSPF
7 8 (16.67%) Multicast
8 7 (14.58%) Cisco Wireless
8 7 (14.58%) VLAN
8 7 (14.58%) VPN
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (10.42%) HSRP
10 5 (10.42%) IPsec
10 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Network Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Data Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Collaboration Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) LAN/WAN Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) High Availability
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Network Design
3 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.25%) Statistics
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) CCIE
3 13 (27.08%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) CCSE
5 4 (8.33%) CCSP
6 3 (6.25%) CCDP
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE Service Provider
6 3 (6.25%) CCMSE
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) CCDA
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (4.17%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.08%) ISEB
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) KVM
2 1 (2.08%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.17%) Cacti
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) OPNET
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.08%) vMotion
3 1 (2.08%) vRealize
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (14.58%) Juniper
3 7 (14.58%) Palo Alto
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) F5
5 5 (10.42%) Meraki
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.33%) Arista
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) VMware
7 3 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.17%) Tufin
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Mitel
9 1 (2.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.08%) Nortel