Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 125 106
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 30 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 0.80% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 4.49% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 28
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -24.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £188 £220 £250
90th Percentile £538 £413 £433
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £44.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.78% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% -21.11% +23.97%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 647 579 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.30% 17.82% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 396 321
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +8.23%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £39.50 £33.65
England median hourly rate £25.12 £26.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% +8.33% +26.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCNP in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -4 12 £350 +45.83%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £325 -16.13% 3
Leicestershire -7 5 £225 -21.74% 1
Lincolnshire +1 4 £225 -35.71%
Northamptonshire +6 2 £525 +61.54% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
3 19 (63.33%) CCNA
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Network Design
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.67%) CCIE
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (13.33%) Ionix
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) EMC
9 4 (13.33%) SAN
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) Wireless
2 5 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (6.67%) SMS
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support
4 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Network Management
4 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (63.33%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) HND
8 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ionix
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) EMC
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.00%) Aruba
4 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp