Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 194 215
Rank change year-on-year +82 +21 -24
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 42 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 4.87% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 40
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £374 £321 £310
90th Percentile £560 £549 £525
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 416 863 976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.51% 13.35% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 626 668
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £273 £305 £287
90th Percentile £650 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 59
Median hourly rate £35.25 £27.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.19% +48.21% +0.03%
10th Percentile £17.93 £10.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £55.08 £30.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +58.69% +17.94% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCNP in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for CCNP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
4 8 (47.06%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) CCIE
6 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Network Design
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
9 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
9 3 (17.65%) VXLAN
9 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) SNMP
9 3 (17.65%) Python
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) BGP
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) DHCP
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) SNMP
5 3 (17.65%) VXLAN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Check Point GAiA
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) DNA
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (11.76%) TrustSec
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Palo Alto
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.88%) Arista
7 1 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (5.88%) ForeScout
7 1 (5.88%) Huawei
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk