Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 115 99
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.63% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.59% 5.59% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -6.85%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £275
90th Percentile £525 £481 £465
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £31.93 £42.00
% change year-on-year -40.49% -23.99% -

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 281 322 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.63% 11.24% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 184 130
Edinburgh median daily rate £424 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £564
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +7.59% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.86% -17.65% +126.67%
10th Percentile £12.08 £10.73 £14.80
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £28.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year -13.19% -25.68% +41.22%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (95.12%) Cisco
3 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
4 17 (41.46%) Firewall
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (39.02%) CCNA
6 14 (34.15%) OSPF
6 14 (34.15%) BGP
6 14 (34.15%) F5
7 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
7 11 (26.83%) LAN
8 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
9 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 9 (21.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 9 (21.95%) DevOps
10 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.07%) VMware NSX
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
10 7 (17.07%) WAN
11 6 (14.63%) CCIE
12 5 (12.20%) Kanban
12 5 (12.20%) Banking
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
13 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
13 4 (9.76%) 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
1 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) BGP
2 14 (34.15%) OSPF
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) IPv6
5 3 (7.32%) Network Security
5 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
6 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) MPLS
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (21.95%) DevOps
1 9 (21.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 9 (21.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.20%) Kanban
4 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
5 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (2.44%) Runbook
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) Perl
1 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNA
3 6 (14.63%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) CCDP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Icinga
1 3 (7.32%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 27 (65.85%) CheckPoint
3 14 (34.15%) F5
4 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 4 (9.76%) Fortinet
6 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.32%) Aruba
7 3 (7.32%) Brocade
7 3 (7.32%) HP
7 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.32%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) Meraki
8 2 (4.88%) NetScout
8 2 (4.88%) SevOne