Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 July 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 146 147
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 44 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 1.29% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 6.55% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 24
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £311 £200 £228
90th Percentile £476 £550 £438
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -35.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% +30.36% -12.50%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 933 916 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.75% 19.75% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 504 525
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £177 £203 £200
90th Percentile £586 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 103 72
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -6.54% +51.29%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £42.18 £47.40 £50.59
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.44% +8.80% +23.99%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the East of England

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the East of England

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +4 17 £415 +25.76% 8
Hertfordshire -17 14 £400 +6.67% 15
Bedfordshire -3 4 - - 1
Suffolk -8 4 £375 - 1
Norfolk +9 3 £350 +6.06%
Essex +8 2 £475 +28.81%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (93.18%) Cisco
3 24 (54.55%) Firewall
4 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
5 18 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (40.91%) BGP
6 17 (38.64%) CCNA
7 15 (34.09%) LAN
7 15 (34.09%) WAN
7 15 (34.09%) OSPF
8 14 (31.82%) Network Security
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (22.73%) VPN
12 9 (20.45%) CCIE
12 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
13 8 (18.18%) Network Management
13 8 (18.18%) Arista
14 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
14 7 (15.91%) MCSE
14 7 (15.91%) VMware
15 6 (13.64%) Migration
15 6 (13.64%) Change Management
15 6 (13.64%) MPLS
15 6 (13.64%) CCDP
15 6 (13.64%) Juniper
15 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
15 6 (13.64%) VXLAN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Akamai
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) Firewall
2 18 (40.91%) BGP
2 18 (40.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (34.09%) LAN
3 15 (34.09%) OSPF
3 15 (34.09%) WAN
4 14 (31.82%) Network Security
5 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.73%) VPN
7 8 (18.18%) Wireshark
8 6 (13.64%) MPLS
8 6 (13.64%) VXLAN
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (11.36%) IPsec
9 5 (11.36%) Multicast
9 5 (11.36%) SNMP
9 5 (11.36%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (11.36%) Wireless
10 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 4 (9.09%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Application Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Firewall Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Network Support
7 3 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
4 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (6.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.27%) CMDB
7 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Network Management
2 6 (13.64%) Change Management
2 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.09%) Network Design
3 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (6.82%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (6.82%) Event Correlation
4 3 (6.82%) Information Management
4 3 (6.82%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Security Operations
4 3 (6.82%) SIEM
4 3 (6.82%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.55%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (38.64%) CCNA
3 9 (20.45%) CCIE
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (15.91%) MCSE
5 6 (13.64%) CCDP
6 5 (11.36%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) CCSA
7 4 (9.09%) CCSE
7 4 (9.09%) CCSP
8 3 (6.82%) CCDA
8 3 (6.82%) CISSP
8 3 (6.82%) GCIH
8 3 (6.82%) GCWN
8 3 (6.82%) GIAC
8 3 (6.82%) ISSAP
8 3 (6.82%) ISSEP
8 3 (6.82%) RHCA
8 3 (6.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.55%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.55%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (18.18%) Arista
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Juniper
5 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.82%) Aruba
8 3 (6.82%) BT
8 3 (6.82%) Meraki
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.55%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.55%) MikroTik
9 2 (4.55%) Mitel
9 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.55%) Zscaler