The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 16 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 0.81% 4.55% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 28.57% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13 21 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 10.57% 15.91% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 16
Median daily rate £438 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -19.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Ipswich

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) IOS XR
4 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) BGP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IOS XR
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Sun