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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 48 50 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.69% 1.17% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.94% 5.16% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £405 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 144 155 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.32% 22.66% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 56
Median daily rate £330 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.78 £40.00 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Hertfordshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £500 - 1
Watford - 2 £320 - 2
Stevenage +1 1 - -
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) Computacenter
9 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (20.00%) Service Design
10 3 (15.00%) WLAN
10 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
10 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (15.00%) Aruba
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (10.00%) Meraki
11 2 (10.00%) 4G
11 2 (10.00%) F5
11 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
11 2 (10.00%) Network Design
11 2 (10.00%) VPN

CCNP
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) 2G
6 2 (10.00%) 3G
6 2 (10.00%) 4G
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.00%) FCoE
7 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Fault Management
1 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (20.00%) Service Design
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Presales
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 3 (15.00%) Aruba
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Meraki
5 2 (10.00%) Nokia
5 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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