Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 151 130
Rank change year-on-year -24 -21 +3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 40 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 6.05% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 38
East of England median daily rate £375 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +16.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £233 £216
90th Percentile £445 £550 £503
England median daily rate £413 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
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% -33.76%
England median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% -13.79% +8.75%

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 979 959 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.19% 18.90% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 493 546
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £196
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 96 83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.69 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.37% -6.55% -5.89%
10th Percentile £10.39 £11.38 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.50 £46.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.31
% change year-on-year -5.66% +4.70% +12.49%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +14 16 £415 +58.10% 4
Bedfordshire +11 10 £363 -14.71% 4
Hertfordshire -30 10 £338 -13.79% 7
Suffolk -14 2 £375 - 1
Essex -15 2 £475 +15.15% 4
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (97.50%) Cisco
3 25 (62.50%) Firewall
4 22 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (52.50%) BGP
6 15 (37.50%) CCNA
6 15 (37.50%) LAN
7 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
7 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 13 (32.50%) OSPF
9 12 (30.00%) WAN
9 12 (30.00%) Network Security
9 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (25.00%) VPN
11 8 (20.00%) Wireless
11 8 (20.00%) Network Management
12 7 (17.50%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (17.50%) Arista
12 7 (17.50%) CCSA
12 7 (17.50%) CCSE
12 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
13 6 (15.00%) Change Management
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.00%) TACACS
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.00%) Juniper
13 6 (15.00%) VXLAN
13 6 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
14 5 (12.50%) 802.1X
14 5 (12.50%) Driving Licence

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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Akamai
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (52.50%) BGP
4 15 (37.50%) LAN
5 13 (32.50%) OSPF
6 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (30.00%) Network Security
6 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 10 (25.00%) VPN
8 8 (20.00%) Wireless
9 7 (17.50%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
10 6 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (15.00%) TACACS
10 6 (15.00%) VXLAN
11 5 (12.50%) DNS
11 5 (12.50%) FWSM
11 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) tcpdump
11 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Security Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Application Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Support
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Network Management
2 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Event Correlation
5 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNA
3 7 (17.50%) CCSA
3 7 (17.50%) CCSE
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (12.50%) CCDP
5 5 (12.50%) CCIE
5 5 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) MCSE
7 3 (7.50%) CCDA
7 3 (7.50%) CCSP
8 2 (5.00%) CISSP
8 2 (5.00%) GCIH
8 2 (5.00%) GCWN
8 2 (5.00%) GIAC
8 2 (5.00%) RHCA
8 2 (5.00%) RHCE
8 2 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 14 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (17.50%) Arista
4 6 (15.00%) Juniper
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 3 (7.50%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (7.50%) Riverbed
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Aruba
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Exinda
7 2 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.00%) Mitel
7 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Avaya
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia