Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 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
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 363 245 331
Rank change year-on-year -118 +86 +22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 87 209 307
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 4.97% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 165 215
10th Percentile £300 £287 £313
25th Percentile £360 £350 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £478 £488 £525
90th Percentile £538 £540 £675
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.51 £29.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.33% +50.88% -42.30%
England median hourly rate £39.50 £24.66 £29.00
% change year-on-year +60.21% -14.98% -35.56%

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 4,194 4,209 6,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.90% 19.24% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,883 2,877 4,500
10th Percentile £330 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £659 £688
England median daily rate £490 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +3.16% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 107
10th Percentile £16.18 £16.63 £14.40
25th Percentile £24.00 £20.71 £18.57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £30.05 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.46% +0.17% +42.86%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.09
90th Percentile £59.35 £52.55 £53.75
England median hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £29.90
% change year-on-year +42.73% -8.03% +32.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
South London +45 7 £381 - 2
Central London -7 7 £475 +18.75% 9
West London +1 1 £489 +50.46% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (74.71%) Cisco
3 39 (44.83%) Firewall
4 36 (41.38%) Finance
5 31 (35.63%) OSPF
6 30 (34.48%) BGP
6 30 (34.48%) Data Centre
7 29 (33.33%) WAN
8 28 (32.18%) MPLS
9 24 (27.59%) VPN
9 24 (27.59%) LAN
9 24 (27.59%) CCNA
10 23 (26.44%) CCIE
11 22 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
13 19 (21.84%) Network Management
13 19 (21.84%) Banking
14 17 (19.54%) F5
15 16 (18.39%) Juniper
16 14 (16.09%) EIGRP
17 13 (14.94%) Wireless
17 13 (14.94%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (14.94%) Network Security
17 13 (14.94%) Palo Alto
18 12 (13.79%) Fortinet
18 12 (13.79%) Azure
18 12 (13.79%) AWS
18 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
19 11 (12.64%) DWDM
19 11 (12.64%) MS Visio

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 7 (8.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) nginx
2 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) AWS
1 12 (13.79%) Azure
2 10 (11.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 8 (9.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.83%) Firewall
2 31 (35.63%) OSPF
3 30 (34.48%) BGP
4 29 (33.33%) WAN
5 28 (32.18%) MPLS
6 24 (27.59%) LAN
6 24 (27.59%) VPN
7 22 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (22.99%) TCP/IP
9 14 (16.09%) EIGRP
10 13 (14.94%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (14.94%) Network Security
10 13 (14.94%) Wireless
11 11 (12.64%) DWDM
12 10 (11.49%) HSRP
12 10 (11.49%) SSL
13 9 (10.34%) Internet
13 9 (10.34%) SD-WAN
13 9 (10.34%) VLAN
14 8 (9.20%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 10 (11.49%) Social Skills
4 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.60%) Advertising
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.30%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
8 1 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Police
8 1 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Consultant
4 8 (9.20%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Network Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Broadband Consultant
10 2 (2.30%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 2 (2.30%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Express
2 4 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.60%) Jinja
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.60%) Fibre Optics
4 3 (3.45%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) e-Health
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) SCADA
6 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 6 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) SUSE
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Network Management
2 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.64%) Network Design
3 10 (11.49%) Scrum
4 8 (9.20%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) Kanban
4 8 (9.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL
5 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.75%) SIEM
6 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.60%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.60%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) Python
2 3 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (27.59%) CCNA
3 23 (26.44%) CCIE
4 9 (10.34%) CCDA
4 9 (10.34%) CISSP
5 8 (9.20%) CCDP
6 7 (8.05%) JNCIP
6 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.60%) CCIE Data Center
7 4 (4.60%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (3.45%) CCSA
8 3 (3.45%) CEH
8 3 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) GIAC
8 3 (3.45%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HP NNM
2 7 (8.05%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.30%) Ansible
5 2 (2.30%) Nessus
6 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.15%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.15%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) Cisco
2 17 (19.54%) F5
3 16 (18.39%) Juniper
4 13 (14.94%) Palo Alto
5 12 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.79%) Fortinet
6 8 (9.20%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) Nokia
8 6 (6.90%) Arista
9 4 (4.60%) CA
9 4 (4.60%) Huawei
9 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.60%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.60%) VMware
10 3 (3.45%) Dell
10 3 (3.45%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.45%) Polycom
10 3 (3.45%) Red Box
10 3 (3.45%) Riverbed