Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 114 115
Rank change year-on-year -33 +1 +52
Contract jobs citing CCNP 47 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.48% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 7.42% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 51
East of England median daily rate £361 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £165 £260 £225
90th Percentile £521 £534 £475
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - £39.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +63.27% -45.56% +30.43%

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 952 903 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.88% 19.98% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 506 458
East of England median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £192 £200 £204
90th Percentile £563 £525 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 98 143
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +17.95%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £50.54
England median hourly rate £23.38 £25.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year -8.33% -0.62% +35.05%

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

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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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the East of England

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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 16 January 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
Hertfordshire -19 21 £403 +15.14% 11
Bedfordshire -17 8 £355 +0.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £293 +50.00% 4
Suffolk +9 4 - -
Essex -8 4 £160 -60.42%
Norfolk -8 3 £356 +37.02% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco
3 24 (51.06%) LAN
4 23 (48.94%) Firewall
5 22 (46.81%) CCNA
6 16 (34.04%) Juniper
7 15 (31.91%) VPN
7 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (27.66%) WAN
8 13 (27.66%) Migration
9 12 (25.53%) Wireless
9 12 (25.53%) OSPF
9 12 (25.53%) BGP
10 11 (23.40%) VMware
10 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
11 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
11 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Network Security
12 9 (19.15%) CCIE
13 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (14.89%) Change Control
14 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (12.77%) VLAN
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (12.77%) CCDP
15 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 6 (12.77%) MCSA
16 5 (10.64%) Windows
16 5 (10.64%) DHCP

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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) LAN
2 23 (48.94%) Firewall
3 15 (31.91%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (31.91%) VPN
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
5 12 (25.53%) BGP
5 12 (25.53%) OSPF
5 12 (25.53%) Wireless
6 9 (19.15%) Network Security
7 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (12.77%) VLAN
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (10.64%) DHCP
10 5 (10.64%) DNS
10 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
11 4 (8.51%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (6.38%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) German Language
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Network Support
4 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Network Field Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Handset
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Change Control
3 5 (10.64%) Network Design
3 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Adaptive Security
5 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 3 (6.38%) Presales
5 3 (6.38%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.26%) CMMI
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNA
3 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 9 (19.15%) CCIE
5 6 (12.77%) CCDP
5 6 (12.77%) MCSA
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) JNCIS
7 4 (8.51%) MCSE
8 3 (6.38%) CCDA
8 3 (6.38%) CCIP
9 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.26%) CCA
9 2 (4.26%) CISM
9 2 (4.26%) CISSP
9 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) Juniper
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Brocade
4 5 (10.64%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.38%) BT
6 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
6 3 (6.38%) Meraki
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
7 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.26%) CommVault
7 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) Mitel
7 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire