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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / East of England
Rank 101 105 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.20% 0.85% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 4.33% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 29
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 477 485 469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.98% 19.74% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 258 224
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 56
Median hourly rate £37.25 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.02% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.93 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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

CCNP
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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the East of England

CCNP
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 10 £500 +17.64% 5
Norfolk - 5 £285 - 1
Essex -5 4 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £398 - 4
Bedfordshire -3 2 £343 +14.16% 1
Suffolk -8 2 - - 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (82.98%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) Firewall
4 21 (44.68%) CCNA
5 16 (34.04%) LAN
6 15 (31.91%) WAN
6 15 (31.91%) Wireless
7 12 (25.53%) Juniper
8 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
9 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (14.89%) F5
11 7 (14.89%) Citrix
12 6 (12.77%) VPN
12 6 (12.77%) CCIE
12 6 (12.77%) ITIL
13 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
13 5 (10.64%) Finance
13 5 (10.64%) VMware
13 5 (10.64%) Computacenter
13 5 (10.64%) Network Security
13 5 (10.64%) Windows
13 5 (10.64%) DNS
13 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.64%) WLAN
13 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (10.64%) MPLS
13 5 (10.64%) BGP

CCNP
Top Related 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 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) LAN
3 15 (31.91%) WAN
3 15 (31.91%) Wireless
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (12.77%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) BGP
7 5 (10.64%) DNS
7 5 (10.64%) MPLS
7 5 (10.64%) Network Security
7 5 (10.64%) WLAN
8 4 (8.51%) OSPF
8 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.38%) DHCP
9 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.38%) Internet
9 3 (6.38%) SAN
9 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) German Language
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Designer
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Network Support
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) PMI
2 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
2 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (10.64%) Service Design
3 4 (8.51%) Fault Management
3 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.13%) Change Management
6 1 (2.13%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.13%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (44.68%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) CCIE
5 4 (8.51%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 3 (6.38%) MCSE
7 2 (4.26%) CCIP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSA
7 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.13%) CCSE
8 1 (2.13%) CCSP
8 1 (2.13%) CCVP
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco CME
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Cisco
2 12 (25.53%) Juniper
3 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) F5
5 5 (10.64%) Computacenter
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
6 3 (6.38%) Aruba
6 3 (6.38%) Meraki
6 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.26%) Crossbeam
7 2 (4.26%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) Nokia
7 2 (4.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.13%) Imperva
8 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.13%) Sun
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