Period
to 15 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 209 190
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 62 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 4.73% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 39
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £296
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 983 1,035 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.92% 14.39% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 736 701
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £685 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.86 £21.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +9.21% +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 December 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 December 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (85.48%) Cisco
3 33 (53.23%) Firewall
4 29 (46.77%) Wireless
5 27 (43.55%) WAN
5 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
6 25 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (38.71%) Network Security
8 22 (35.48%) LAN
9 21 (33.87%) VPN
10 20 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (30.65%) BGP
11 19 (30.65%) CCNA
12 18 (29.03%) OSPF
12 18 (29.03%) ITIL
13 16 (25.81%) SolarWinds
14 15 (24.19%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
14 15 (24.19%) MPLS
15 14 (22.58%) CCIE
15 14 (22.58%) Meraki
16 13 (20.97%) Cisco CUCM
16 13 (20.97%) F5
16 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
16 13 (20.97%) Finance
17 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
18 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
19 9 (14.52%) WLAN
19 9 (14.52%) DHCP
19 9 (14.52%) ISDN

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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 6 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.06%) Datadog
1 5 (8.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (53.23%) Firewall
2 29 (46.77%) Wireless
3 27 (43.55%) WAN
4 25 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (38.71%) Network Security
6 22 (35.48%) LAN
7 21 (33.87%) VPN
8 20 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (30.65%) BGP
10 18 (29.03%) OSPF
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (24.19%) MPLS
12 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
13 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
14 9 (14.52%) DHCP
14 9 (14.52%) ISDN
14 9 (14.52%) WLAN
15 8 (12.90%) DNS
15 8 (12.90%) Multicast
15 8 (12.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Law
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Support
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) XMPP
2 5 (8.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Network Architecture
3 7 (11.29%) Network Design
4 5 (8.06%) DevOps
4 5 (8.06%) High Availability
4 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.06%) Network Management
4 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Project Management
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Python
2 2 (3.23%) C
2 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.65%) CCNA
3 14 (22.58%) CCIE
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (9.68%) CISSP
5 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.06%) RHCE
7 4 (6.45%) GIAC
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (4.84%) CCSE
9 2 (3.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 2 (3.23%) CCSM
9 2 (3.23%) CCSP
9 2 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.61%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (8.06%) Ansible
3 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Puppet
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) Cacti
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.61%) QRadar
5 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (85.48%) Cisco
2 27 (43.55%) CheckPoint
3 16 (25.81%) SolarWinds
4 14 (22.58%) Meraki
5 13 (20.97%) F5
6 11 (17.74%) Palo Alto
7 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 6 (9.68%) Juniper
7 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 5 (8.06%) Qualys
8 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.06%) Splunk
9 4 (6.45%) Aruba
9 4 (6.45%) Avaya
10 3 (4.84%) AirMagnet
10 3 (4.84%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.84%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (3.23%) AlgoSec
11 2 (3.23%) VMware