Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 194 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 50 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 5.02% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 45
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £346 £306 £318
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.36 -
Central London median hourly rate - £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 959 977 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.70% 14.40% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 700 752
City of London median daily rate £478 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.14
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.56%

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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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018, 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (86.00%) Cisco
3 30 (60.00%) Firewall
4 23 (46.00%) Wireless
5 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 21 (42.00%) Finance
7 20 (40.00%) CCNA
7 20 (40.00%) WAN
8 17 (34.00%) LAN
8 17 (34.00%) Network Security
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 15 (30.00%) OSPF
11 14 (28.00%) MPLS
11 14 (28.00%) BGP
11 14 (28.00%) VPN
11 14 (28.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (28.00%) F5
12 13 (26.00%) SolarWinds
13 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
14 11 (22.00%) Migration
15 10 (20.00%) XMPP
15 10 (20.00%) ITIL
15 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
15 10 (20.00%) Meraki
16 9 (18.00%) ISDN
16 9 (18.00%) VLAN
17 8 (16.00%) DHCP

CCNP
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 6 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (60.00%) Firewall
2 23 (46.00%) Wireless
3 20 (40.00%) WAN
4 17 (34.00%) LAN
4 17 (34.00%) Network Security
5 16 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (30.00%) OSPF
7 14 (28.00%) BGP
7 14 (28.00%) MPLS
7 14 (28.00%) VPN
8 12 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.00%) Unified Communications
11 9 (18.00%) ISDN
11 9 (18.00%) VLAN
12 8 (16.00%) DHCP
12 8 (16.00%) DNS
13 7 (14.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (14.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
5 4 (8.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) XMPP
2 5 (10.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.00%) Eurex
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Network Management
4 6 (12.00%) Network Design
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) High Availability
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Security Management
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.00%) Information Security
8 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) Python
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (16.00%) CCIE
4 4 (8.00%) CISSP
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) CCSE
5 2 (4.00%) CCSM
5 2 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (4.00%) GIAC
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCSP
6 1 (2.00%) CWNA
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) Cacti
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (28.00%) F5
4 13 (26.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (20.00%) Meraki
6 8 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 7 (14.00%) Blue Coat
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.00%) VMware
10 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
11 3 (6.00%) Citrix
11 3 (6.00%) Juniper
11 3 (6.00%) Red Box
11 3 (6.00%) Speakerbus
12 2 (4.00%) AlgoSec
12 2 (4.00%) Aruba
12 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
12 2 (4.00%) Infoblox
12 2 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow