Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 58 61
Rank change year-on-year -28 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.94% 2.94% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 12.79% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 21
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -20.00%
10th Percentile £310 £315 £300
90th Percentile £470 £550 £450
East of England median daily rate £369 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -1.67% +17.19% -11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £32.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -35.00%

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 292 297 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.22% 22.99% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 142 159
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £215
90th Percentile £550 £575 £505
East of England median daily rate £415 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +5.20% +5.20% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.20 £10.30
90th Percentile £50.50 £45.60 £36.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.39 £27.44
% change year-on-year -16.61% -25.71% +35.72%

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

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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 August 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 20 August 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 -9 3 £419 +11.67% 4
Stevenage -17 3 £325 -19.35% 2
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 £350 - 6
Welwyn Garden City -16 2 £500 -9.09%
Royston - 1 - -
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (60.00%) OSPF
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) BGP
6 7 (46.67%) Juniper
6 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
7 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (40.00%) Wireless
7 6 (40.00%) DNS
7 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (40.00%) 802.1X
8 5 (33.33%) FWSM
8 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
9 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (26.67%) CCIE
9 4 (26.67%) CCNA
9 4 (26.67%) TACACS
9 4 (26.67%) F5
9 4 (26.67%) Network Security
9 4 (26.67%) WPA2
9 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) OSPF
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (40.00%) Wireless
6 5 (33.33%) FWSM
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 4 (26.67%) TACACS
7 4 (26.67%) WPA2
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (20.00%) IPsec
8 3 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Test Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 2 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE Data Center
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 3 (20.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
1 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Blue Coat
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) Arista
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) MikroTik
5 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) Zscaler
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Meraki
6 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) Tufin