Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 May 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 69 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 +18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.90% 1.71% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 8.11% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £272 £243
90th Percentile £485 £550 £445
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44% -43.75%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 287 259 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.81% 21.04% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 108 116
Hertfordshire median daily rate £361 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% - -1.30%
10th Percentile £178 £200 £260
90th Percentile £525 £550 £491
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% -4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +10.22% -36.00%
10th Percentile £14.51 £10.32 £12.48
90th Percentile £50.55 £52.15 £42.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -52.86% -2.78% +60.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Hatfield - 3 £363 - 5
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £500 -9.09%
Stevenage -8 2 £425 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £388 - 1
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (38.46%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (23.08%) VMware NSX
6 3 (23.08%) Arista
6 3 (23.08%) Degree

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
6 2 (15.38%) IGRP
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 2 (15.38%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) CCIE
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) CCDP
5 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware NSX
2 2 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
1 1 (7.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
5 3 (23.08%) Arista
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Zscaler
7 1 (7.69%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) MikroTik
7 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.69%) Tufin