Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 293 258
Rank change year-on-year -26 -35 -7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 335 327 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 4.82% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 237 273
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £550
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 1
London median hourly rate £50.00 £49.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +181.09% -41.67%
10th Percentile £41.50 £23.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.20 £50.00 £18.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% -9.09% -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 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 7,546 6,783 7,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.83% 17.11% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,885 4,523 5,263
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £283 £300 £267
90th Percentile £675 £638 £647
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 137 91
London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% +27.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.64 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in London

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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 18 June 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
Central London -66 46 £403 -5.29% 22
West London +1 42 £423 +12.67% 8
South London -46 10 £488 +8.33% 6
East London -15 7 £450 +83.67% 7
North London - 3 £350 - 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 335 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 271 (80.90%) Cisco
3 154 (45.97%) Firewall
4 143 (42.69%) CCNA
5 138 (41.19%) WAN
6 100 (29.85%) LAN
7 90 (26.87%) Wireless
8 89 (26.57%) Finance
8 89 (26.57%) Data Centre
9 88 (26.27%) CCIE
10 87 (25.97%) ITIL
11 83 (24.78%) BGP
12 81 (24.18%) MPLS
13 64 (19.10%) Network Security
14 60 (17.91%) VPN
15 58 (17.31%) OSPF
16 56 (16.72%) CheckPoint
16 56 (16.72%) VMware
17 54 (16.12%) Windows
18 53 (15.82%) Network Design
18 53 (15.82%) F5
19 50 (14.93%) Juniper
20 47 (14.03%) Microsoft
21 45 (13.43%) DNS
21 45 (13.43%) EIGRP
22 44 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
23 42 (12.54%) TCP/IP
23 42 (12.54%) VoIP
23 42 (12.54%) Migration
24 41 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus

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 10 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.79%) Confluence
4 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (5.67%) PaaS
4 18 (5.37%) IaaS
5 15 (4.48%) Office 365
6 6 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 6 (1.79%) GitHub
6 6 (1.79%) npm
7 5 (1.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Akamai
9 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 154 (45.97%) Firewall
2 138 (41.19%) WAN
3 100 (29.85%) LAN
4 90 (26.87%) Wireless
5 83 (24.78%) BGP
6 81 (24.18%) MPLS
7 64 (19.10%) Network Security
8 60 (17.91%) VPN
9 58 (17.31%) OSPF
10 45 (13.43%) DNS
10 45 (13.43%) EIGRP
11 44 (13.13%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (12.54%) TCP/IP
12 42 (12.54%) VoIP
13 41 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (11.34%) Internet
15 37 (11.04%) DHCP
16 28 (8.36%) DMVPN
17 27 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
18 26 (7.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (3.88%) JIRA
2 6 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.49%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.30%) AppScan
4 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (26.57%) Finance
2 33 (9.85%) Banking
3 19 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.69%) Retail
6 8 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.79%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (51.94%) Network Engineer
2 53 (15.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (14.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (13.43%) Architect
5 28 (8.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 26 (7.76%) Security Engineer
7 24 (7.16%) Network Architect
8 19 (5.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 18 (5.37%) Security Architect
10 14 (4.18%) Consultant
11 13 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (3.58%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) Switch Engineer
13 11 (3.28%) WAN Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Data Network Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (2.99%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.69%) Azure Architect
15 9 (2.69%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.09%) LDAP
3 6 (1.79%) Node.js
3 6 (1.79%) OAuth
3 6 (1.79%) OAuth2
3 6 (1.79%) RESTful
3 6 (1.79%) SAML
3 6 (1.79%) Web Services
4 5 (1.49%) XMPP
5 2 (0.60%) JSON
5 2 (0.60%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) .NET
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
6 1 (0.30%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (26.57%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.69%) NHS
7 7 (2.09%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.09%) PKI
7 7 (2.09%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.49%) Clustering
10 4 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.19%) Fintech
10 4 (1.19%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.90%) FMCG
11 3 (0.90%) Handset
11 3 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.90%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.12%) Windows
2 25 (7.46%) Linux
3 21 (6.27%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.37%) Unix
5 15 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.97%) ITIL
2 53 (15.82%) Network Design
3 42 (12.54%) Migration
4 33 (9.85%) Project Management
5 32 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.76%) Information Security
7 25 (7.46%) Change Management
7 25 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (6.87%) Load Balancing
8 23 (6.87%) Network Monitoring
9 22 (6.57%) PRINCE2
10 21 (6.27%) TOGAF
11 20 (5.97%) Network Architecture
12 19 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (5.07%) Network Management
13 17 (5.07%) Service Delivery
14 16 (4.78%) Security Architecture
15 14 (4.18%) IT Strategy
16 13 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (3.28%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.67%) Python
2 15 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.09%) Java
4 6 (1.79%) Apex Code
4 6 (1.79%) PyPy
5 5 (1.49%) C
6 4 (1.19%) Perl
7 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.60%) SQL
8 2 (0.60%) VB
8 2 (0.60%) VBA
9 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 335 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (42.69%) CCNA
3 88 (26.27%) CCIE
4 39 (11.64%) Security Cleared
5 29 (8.66%) CCDP
6 28 (8.36%) SC Cleared
7 26 (7.76%) Degree
8 21 (6.27%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (5.97%) CCSE
10 18 (5.37%) CISSP
11 15 (4.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (3.28%) JNCIP
13 10 (2.99%) CISA
13 10 (2.99%) CISM
14 9 (2.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 9 (2.69%) DV Cleared
14 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (2.39%) CCSA
15 8 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.18%) SLA
2 13 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) GDPR
4 5 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.90%) QA
6 2 (0.60%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.49%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.90%) Firmware
6 3 (0.90%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.69%) AirWatch
4 7 (2.09%) SCCM
4 7 (2.09%) SCOM
5 4 (1.19%) Ansible
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.19%) vRealize
6 3 (0.90%) OpenView
6 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.90%) TrustSec
6 3 (0.90%) vMotion
7 2 (0.60%) Core Impact
7 2 (0.60%) QRadar
7 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.60%) WSUS
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 271 (80.90%) Cisco
2 56 (16.72%) CheckPoint
2 56 (16.72%) VMware
3 53 (15.82%) F5
4 50 (14.93%) Juniper
5 47 (14.03%) Microsoft
6 41 (12.24%) Palo Alto
7 30 (8.96%) HP
8 26 (7.76%) Citrix
9 18 (5.37%) Meraki
10 17 (5.07%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.18%) Mitel
12 13 (3.88%) Blue Coat
12 13 (3.88%) Red Box
13 12 (3.58%) McAfee
13 12 (3.58%) Splunk
14 10 (2.99%) Aastra
14 10 (2.99%) BT
14 10 (2.99%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.99%) Tandberg