The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.88% 0.31% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 1.47% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.15% -11.25%  

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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 68 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.05% 21.12% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 49
Median daily rate £394 £403 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -19.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £130 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £564 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £125.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.98% +385.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.83 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £137.50 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Dartford - 5 £425 - 1
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Mitel
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (85.71%) Telepresence
2 6 (85.71%) Riverbed
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WLAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Siemens
3 5 (71.43%) 802.1X
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Telepresence
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) IPsec
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) WLAN
4 4 (57.14%) 802.11
4 4 (57.14%) DPNSS
4 4 (57.14%) QSIG
4 4 (57.14%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) 802.1X
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNA
2 6 (85.71%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CNA
3 1 (14.29%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Mitel
2 6 (85.71%) Riverbed
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Siemens
3 5 (71.43%) VMware