Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 February 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 322 246 353
Rank change year-on-year -76 +107 +47
Contract jobs citing CCNP 96 269 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.96% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 5.22% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 247 220
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £313
90th Percentile £600 £540 £651
England median daily rate £430 £410 £420
% change year-on-year +4.88% -2.38% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £44.51 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.48% -
England median hourly rate £23.21 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -41.98% -11.11% +12.50%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,709 5,149 7,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.91% 18.30% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,594 3,621 4,756
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £680
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 82 128
Median hourly rate £37.72 £37.35 £22.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +66.80% +6.63%
10th Percentile £17.75 £18.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +12.73% +11.97%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in London.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in London.

Hourly rate trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 6 months to 27 February 2021. 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
Central London +39 10 £588 +46.88% 9
South London +47 3 £394 -5.01% 2
East London +25 1 £400 - 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (75.00%) Cisco
3 46 (47.92%) Finance
4 42 (43.75%) Firewall
5 36 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 30 (31.25%) OSPF
7 27 (28.13%) BGP
8 26 (27.08%) CCIE
9 24 (25.00%) CCNA
9 24 (25.00%) LAN
9 24 (25.00%) WAN
9 24 (25.00%) MPLS
10 22 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (20.83%) Palo Alto
12 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 17 (17.71%) Banking
13 17 (17.71%) Network Security
13 17 (17.71%) F5
14 16 (16.67%) VPN
14 16 (16.67%) Juniper
15 15 (15.63%) Wireless
15 15 (15.63%) Fortinet
16 14 (14.58%) AWS
17 13 (13.54%) Network Management
17 13 (13.54%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (12.50%) Network Design
18 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
18 12 (12.50%) VoIP
18 12 (12.50%) Multicast
19 11 (11.46%) Linux

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) nginx
2 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) AWS
2 11 (11.46%) Azure
3 8 (8.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.13%) SaaS
7 2 (2.08%) IaaS
7 2 (2.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (43.75%) Firewall
2 30 (31.25%) OSPF
3 27 (28.13%) BGP
4 24 (25.00%) LAN
4 24 (25.00%) MPLS
4 24 (25.00%) WAN
5 22 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 17 (17.71%) Network Security
8 16 (16.67%) VPN
9 15 (15.63%) Wireless
10 13 (13.54%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 12 (12.50%) Multicast
11 12 (12.50%) VoIP
12 10 (10.42%) VLAN
13 9 (9.38%) BIG-IP
13 9 (9.38%) DWDM
13 9 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (7.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) MySQL
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) GitLab
2 1 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (47.92%) Finance
2 17 (17.71%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Military
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Police
7 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) SIEM Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 4 (4.17%) ArcSight Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.17%) Express
1 4 (4.17%) Jinja
2 2 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) LDAP
3 1 (1.04%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) e-Health
6 1 (1.04%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) SCADA
6 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Unix
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Network Management
2 12 (12.50%) Network Design
3 11 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) SIEM
4 10 (10.42%) Change Management
5 9 (9.38%) Migration
6 7 (7.29%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (7.29%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.29%) Scrum
6 7 (7.29%) Security Operations
6 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.25%) DNA
7 6 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (6.25%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.25%) Secure Coding
7 6 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (5.21%) Service Management
8 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) Python
2 3 (3.13%) Java
2 3 (3.13%) R
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) C++
3 1 (1.04%) PHP
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.08%) CCIE
3 24 (25.00%) CCNA
4 11 (11.46%) CISSP
5 10 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.38%) GIAC
6 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.29%) CCDP
7 7 (7.29%) CEH
8 6 (6.25%) GCIA
8 6 (6.25%) GCIH
8 6 (6.25%) GSEC
9 5 (5.21%) CCDA
9 5 (5.21%) CCIE Data Center
9 5 (5.21%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.13%) Degree
10 3 (3.13%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.08%) NIST
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) VMware NSX
2 4 (4.17%) Docker
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.08%) vCloud
4 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (5.21%) Ansible
3 5 (5.21%) HP NNM
4 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.17%) Terraform
5 3 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (3.13%) Puppet
6 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.08%) Nessus
6 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.08%) Salt
6 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.08%) vRealize
6 2 (2.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.04%) Kibana
7 1 (1.04%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (20.83%) Palo Alto
3 17 (17.71%) F5
4 16 (16.67%) Juniper
5 15 (15.63%) Fortinet
6 10 (10.42%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.29%) Nokia
7 7 (7.29%) VMware
8 6 (6.25%) HP
8 6 (6.25%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.21%) ArcSight
9 5 (5.21%) Arista
9 5 (5.21%) Red Box
10 4 (4.17%) CA
10 4 (4.17%) Huawei
10 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.13%) ExtraHop
11 3 (3.13%) Polycom
12 2 (2.08%) Meraki
13 1 (1.04%) AlgoSec