Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 74 75
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 6 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.76% 0.80% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 3.26% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Essex median daily rate £149 £248 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.90% -41.76% +58.14%
10th Percentile £139 £211 £308
90th Percentile £162 £278 £475
East of England median daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £16.43 £29.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.31% - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +10.17% -24.84% -

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 128 215 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.28% 24.68% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 145 87
Essex median daily rate £400 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £164 £225 £240
90th Percentile £539 £495 £550
East of England median daily rate £391 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 31 21
Essex median hourly rate £26.44 £34.70 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -16.39% +23.05%
10th Percentile £18.46 £15.75 £25.25
90th Percentile £39.90 £45.00 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.62 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.83% +28.47% +7.50%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Essex

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Essex

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Essex

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood -14 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
Basildon - 1 £160 -
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) WebEx
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware