Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 78 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.57% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 7.12% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £313 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.58% +47.92% -25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £216
90th Percentile £450 £498 £471
East of England median daily rate £350 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -9.68% +6.90% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 338 295 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.82% 22.10% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 144 126
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £193
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 46
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 £14.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.41% -31.77% +18.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.25 £51.59 £40.63
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +47.37% +21.79%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Hertfordshire

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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

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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 20 February 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
Stevenage +2 4 £300 -
Hatfield -3 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Watford -18 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £425 - 3
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) CCIE
5 5 (45.45%) Juniper
5 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Remedy
7 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (18.18%) Change Control

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (9.09%) IGMP
7 1 (9.09%) Multicast
7 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) CCIE
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Forcepoint
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) VMware