Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 187 171
Rank change year-on-year -28 -16 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 38 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.82% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 5.75% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 41
City of London median daily rate £401 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.59% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £322 £307 £313
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £403 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% +6.67%
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 926 887 1,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.44% 14.28% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 605 740
City of London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £273 £263
90th Percentile £700 £644 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £26.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -32.86% +36.62%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.75 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.50 £25.04 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.83 £26.64
% change year-on-year +4.89% -33.08% +36.62%

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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 June 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 18 June 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) CCNA
5 13 (34.21%) WAN
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.68%) CCIE
8 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 8 (21.05%) Migration
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (18.42%) F5
10 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
10 7 (18.42%) MPLS
10 7 (18.42%) OSPF
10 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.79%) Banking
11 6 (15.79%) Wireless
11 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) Network Management
12 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
12 5 (13.16%) DNS

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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 (5.26%) Confluence
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.89%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (5.26%) GitHub
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) npm
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) WAN
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (21.05%) VPN
5 7 (18.42%) MPLS
5 7 (18.42%) OSPF
6 6 (15.79%) Wireless
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
8 4 (10.53%) BGP
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.53%) VLAN
9 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (7.89%) Extranet
9 3 (7.89%) Internet
9 3 (7.89%) Network Security
9 3 (7.89%) SAN
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications Manager
4 2 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (2.63%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XMPP
2 3 (7.89%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) OAuth
3 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) PKI
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.26%) Eurex
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) e-Health
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Equities
6 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Network Management
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Document Management
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Source Code Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Apex Code
2 2 (5.26%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) PyPy
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) CCVP
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) VCP6
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) KVM
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) vMotion
2 2 (5.26%) vRealize
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.42%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
6 3 (7.89%) Red Box
6 3 (7.89%) Speakerbus
7 2 (5.26%) Arista
7 2 (5.26%) Qualys
7 2 (5.26%) Reuters
7 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow