Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 71
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 32 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.01% 2.08% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 9.45% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -14.67% -
10th Percentile £318 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £455 £510
East of England median daily rate £355 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 - £39.25
10th Percentile £31.25 - £21.08
90th Percentile £33.75 - £56.03
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 378 307 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.71% 22.04% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 183 147
Hertfordshire median daily rate £368 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £226 £248
90th Percentile £574 £533 £530
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 24 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -30.95% +29.63%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £46.80 £46.36 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +16.22%

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 November 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 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 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
Hatfield 0 11 £375 -16.67% 2
Stevenage -3 8 £389 -
Welwyn Garden City 0 2 £550 +46.67% 1
Watford -12 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 - -
CCNP
East of England

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

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 19 (59.38%) LAN
3 19 (59.38%) Juniper
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) Network Security
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (37.50%) CCIE
8 10 (31.25%) Blue Coat
9 9 (28.13%) WAN
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
11 7 (21.88%) SLA
11 7 (21.88%) Citrix
11 7 (21.88%) TACACS
11 7 (21.88%) Nokia
11 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
11 7 (21.88%) CCSE
11 7 (21.88%) Migration
11 7 (21.88%) CCSA
11 7 (21.88%) F5
11 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
12 6 (18.75%) Change Control
13 5 (15.63%) VMware
13 5 (15.63%) BGP
13 5 (15.63%) CISM
13 5 (15.63%) JNCIS
13 5 (15.63%) JNCIP
13 5 (15.63%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) Network Security
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 7 (21.88%) TACACS
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (15.63%) DHCP
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) OSPF
7 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) Wireless
8 4 (12.50%) WLAN
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.38%) DWDM
9 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
5 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) Change Control
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (12.50%) Service Design
5 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 12 (37.50%) CCIE
5 8 (25.00%) CCNA
6 7 (21.88%) CCSA
6 7 (21.88%) CCSE
7 5 (15.63%) CCDP
7 5 (15.63%) CISM
7 5 (15.63%) CISSP
7 5 (15.63%) JNCIP
7 5 (15.63%) JNCIS
8 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) Juniper
3 10 (31.25%) Blue Coat
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) F5
4 7 (21.88%) Nokia
5 5 (15.63%) Brocade
5 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Computacenter
6 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (9.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (9.38%) Forcepoint
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
8 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu