Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 122 87
Rank change year-on-year +37 -35 +29
Contract jobs citing CCNP 47 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.81% 0.72% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.79% 6.98% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -0.20%
10th Percentile £269 £245 £293
90th Percentile £525 £505 £505
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 - -

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 280 301 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.79% 10.27% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 195 131
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £205
90th Percentile £541 £538 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.25 £12.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.00% -75.96% +240.98%
10th Percentile £15.80 £10.55 £23.40
90th Percentile £46.60 £30.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 £24.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.16% -30.00% +72.84%

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

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Edinburgh

CCNP
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 24 January 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (93.62%) Cisco
3 26 (55.32%) CCNA
4 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
5 20 (42.55%) Firewall
6 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (25.53%) F5
7 11 (23.40%) OSPF
7 11 (23.40%) BGP
8 10 (21.28%) CCIE
8 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
9 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
10 8 (17.02%) LAN
10 8 (17.02%) DevOps
10 8 (17.02%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (17.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (17.02%) VMware NSX
11 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) WAN
11 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (10.64%) MPLS
12 5 (10.64%) Kanban
13 4 (8.51%) Degree

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 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (23.40%) BGP
3 11 (23.40%) OSPF
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (17.02%) LAN
6 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 6 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (10.64%) MPLS
8 4 (8.51%) VoIP
9 3 (6.38%) DNS
9 3 (6.38%) IPv6
9 3 (6.38%) Network Security
10 2 (4.26%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) IPv4
10 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
10 2 (4.26%) Wireless
10 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.13%) Internet
11 1 (2.13%) SAN
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Consultant
2 12 (25.53%) Network Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Network Specialist
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.02%) DevOps
1 8 (17.02%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 8 (17.02%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.64%) Kanban
3 5 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (4.26%) Decision-Making
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Scrum
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.13%) BCP
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (55.32%) CCNA
3 10 (21.28%) CCIE
4 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (8.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware NSX
2 3 (6.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Icinga
1 3 (6.38%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Cisco
2 24 (51.06%) CheckPoint
3 12 (25.53%) F5
4 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
5 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
5 8 (17.02%) VMware
6 3 (6.38%) Aruba
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
6 3 (6.38%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 3 (6.38%) NetScout
6 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.38%) SevOne
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.26%) Meraki