Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 91 111
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.41% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 9.90% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £353 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.37% +20.48%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £278
90th Percentile £481 £469 £575
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £377
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.04% +29.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -12.79% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 317 303 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.73% 14.23% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 132 182
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.04%
10th Percentile £210 £238 £237
90th Percentile £538 £598 £494
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +165.63% +1.46%
10th Percentile £10.73 £14.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £21.40
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +53.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Edinburgh

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (55.56%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) BGP
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) F5
7 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
8 5 (27.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (27.78%) VXLAN
8 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) CCIE
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) MPLS
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
9 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) DevOps
10 3 (16.67%) Data Centre

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) VXLAN
6 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) SNMP
8 2 (11.11%) SSH
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCIE
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Docker
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) F5
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto