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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
London / City of London
Rank 132 136 120
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 22 22 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.66% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 4.49% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 63
Median daily rate £425 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -4.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (92.50%) Cisco
3 30 (75.00%) Firewall
4 22 (55.00%) Finance
5 20 (50.00%) WAN
5 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (40.00%) LAN
6 16 (40.00%) BGP
7 14 (35.00%) OSPF
7 14 (35.00%) F5
7 14 (35.00%) Palo Alto
8 13 (32.50%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
8 13 (32.50%) Wireless
9 12 (30.00%) Banking
10 11 (27.50%) Network Security
10 11 (27.50%) Juniper
11 10 (25.00%) MPLS
11 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 9 (22.50%) VPN
12 9 (22.50%) Network Management
12 9 (22.50%) CCSE
13 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
13 8 (20.00%) CCNA
14 7 (17.50%) CCSP
14 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
14 7 (17.50%) Meraki
15 6 (15.00%) CCMSE
15 6 (15.00%) Citrix
16 5 (12.50%) SAN

CCNP
Top Related 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 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (50.00%) WAN
3 16 (40.00%) BGP
3 16 (40.00%) LAN
4 14 (35.00%) OSPF
5 13 (32.50%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (32.50%) Wireless
6 11 (27.50%) Network Security
7 10 (25.00%) MPLS
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
9 7 (17.50%) EIGRP
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (12.50%) HSRP
10 5 (12.50%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) SNMP
11 4 (10.00%) DNS
11 4 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (10.00%) VXLAN
11 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Network Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco Support
8 4 (10.00%) IT Support
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Network Management
2 4 (10.00%) High Availability
2 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) CCSE
3 8 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) CCSP
5 6 (15.00%) CCMSE
6 5 (12.50%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) CCDP
7 2 (5.00%) CCSA
8 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) F5
2 14 (35.00%) Palo Alto
3 13 (32.50%) CheckPoint
4 11 (27.50%) Juniper
5 8 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (17.50%) Meraki
7 6 (15.00%) Citrix
8 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Arista
9 4 (10.00%) Aruba
9 4 (10.00%) NetScout
9 4 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (5.00%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.50%) Brocade
11 1 (2.50%) Imperva
11 1 (2.50%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
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