The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.77% 3.13% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 14.04% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 29 57 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 22.31% 22.27% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 18
Median daily rate £450 £280 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -20.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £47.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -30.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £11.42 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.45 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Dorset

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Dorset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto