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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 29 June 2022 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 117 103 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 +38
Contract jobs citing CCNP 27 16 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.08% 0.82% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 3.51% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 16
10th Percentile £258 £260 £263
25th Percentile £341 £306 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £360 £413
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.73% -2.94%
75th Percentile £506 £450 £438
90th Percentile £573 £510 £563
England median daily rate £498 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £23.21 -
England median hourly rate £60.46 £39.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +53.06% +88.10% -28.81%

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 735 456 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.29% 23.38% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 218 287
10th Percentile £231 £225 £261
25th Percentile £385 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £450 £474
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.13% +5.40%
75th Percentile £588 £526 £538
90th Percentile £677 £596 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 71 25
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £14.75
25th Percentile £14.25 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate £19.81 £27.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.96% -31.25% +100.00%
75th Percentile £50.00 £46.88 £55.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.50 £60.96
England median hourly rate £42.25 £34.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.80% +25.11% -15.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CCNP in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the East of England.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -18 9 £463 +45.10% 3
Essex -8 6 £450 -25.00% 2
Suffolk - 6 £338 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Norfolk -2 1 £235 +4.44%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £450 - 5
East Anglia - 1 £255 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco
3 21 (77.78%) Firewall
4 15 (55.56%) WAN
5 13 (48.15%) Wireless
6 11 (40.74%) VPN
7 10 (37.04%) CCNA
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) MPLS
8 9 (33.33%) OSPF
8 9 (33.33%) BGP
8 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
9 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
9 8 (29.63%) Internet
10 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (22.22%) SD-WAN
12 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
12 5 (18.52%) Data Loss Prevention
12 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
12 5 (18.52%) SSL
13 4 (14.81%) CCDP
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (14.81%) VoIP
13 4 (14.81%) ITIL
13 4 (14.81%) IPsec
13 4 (14.81%) Telecoms

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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 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (3.70%) GCP
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) Wireless
4 11 (40.74%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
5 10 (37.04%) MPLS
6 9 (33.33%) BGP
6 9 (33.33%) OSPF
7 8 (29.63%) Internet
8 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (22.22%) Network Security
9 6 (22.22%) SD-WAN
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) SSL
11 4 (14.81%) IPsec
11 4 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (14.81%) VoIP
12 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
12 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Social Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Public Sector
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
3 3 (11.11%) IP Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XMPP
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.70%) IoT
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) SCADA
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Data Loss Prevention
2 4 (14.81%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
3 3 (11.11%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.41%) Line Management
4 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.41%) Platform Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) CCDE
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE Collaboration
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) NIST
3 1 (3.70%) GPG13
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) NIST 800
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (3.70%) HP NNM
4 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
4 1 (3.70%) Observium
4 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.70%) ForeScout
8 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.70%) McAfee
8 1 (3.70%) Meraki
8 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec