Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 191 173
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 43 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.74% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 5.25% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 53
City of London median daily rate £400 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.85% +0.38%
10th Percentile £312 £293 £313
90th Percentile £525 £535 £535
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £407
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
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 975 933 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.95% 14.02% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 641 793
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £276 £288 £282
90th Percentile £691 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 22 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -11.93% +11.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.32 £16.36
90th Percentile £28.55 £29.77 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -14.14% +15.54%

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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 19 August 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 19 August 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (81.40%) Cisco
3 23 (53.49%) Finance
4 22 (51.16%) Firewall
5 18 (41.86%) CCNA
5 18 (41.86%) WAN
6 14 (32.56%) LAN
7 13 (30.23%) Wireless
8 12 (27.91%) CCIE
8 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 11 (25.58%) Migration
10 10 (23.26%) VPN
10 10 (23.26%) OSPF
11 9 (20.93%) BGP
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (18.60%) F5
12 8 (18.60%) MPLS
12 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL
13 7 (16.28%) VMware
14 6 (13.95%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
14 6 (13.95%) Network Design
14 6 (13.95%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus

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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 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 2 (4.65%) npm
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) WAN
3 14 (32.56%) LAN
4 13 (30.23%) Wireless
5 10 (23.26%) OSPF
5 10 (23.26%) VPN
6 9 (20.93%) BGP
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (18.60%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.95%) Wireshark
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
9 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.30%) DHCP
10 4 (9.30%) Extranet
10 4 (9.30%) Multicast
10 4 (9.30%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XMPP
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) OAuth
3 2 (4.65%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.65%) RESTful
3 2 (4.65%) SAML
4 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Eurex
6 1 (2.33%) e-Health
6 1 (2.33%) Equities
6 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Network Design
4 5 (11.63%) Network Management
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) SDLC
7 2 (4.65%) Source Code Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) Apex Code
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) PyPy
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (41.86%) CCNA
3 12 (27.91%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.65%) VCP6
7 1 (2.33%) CCVP
7 1 (2.33%) GIAC
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) KVM
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) vMotion
2 2 (4.65%) vRealize
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
2 8 (18.60%) F5
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
5 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
6 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Red Box
7 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.98%) Speakerbus
8 2 (4.65%) Arista
8 2 (4.65%) Qualys
8 2 (4.65%) Reuters
8 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (2.33%) Sony