Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 428 268 287
Rank change year-on-year -160 +19 +75
Contract jobs citing CCNP 149 114 291
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 3.70% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 91 224
10th Percentile £325 £380 £280
25th Percentile £400 £413 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £415
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
75th Percentile £581 £550 £500
90th Percentile £693 £600 £540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 7
10th Percentile £25.13 " £41.91
25th Percentile £34.91 " £43.13
Median hourly rate £43.47 - £47.50
75th Percentile £46.31 " £50.00
90th Percentile £48.55 " £50.50
England median hourly rate £41.35 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -21.25% +77.78%

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 5,726 3,077 6,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.18% 19.49% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,814 2,205 4,175
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
25th Percentile £438 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £700
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 37 101
10th Percentile £16.59 £13.58 £13.50
25th Percentile £21.30 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate £38.15 £37.93 £31.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.59% +20.40% +46.51%
75th Percentile £51.31 £46.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.45 £64.80 £52.50
England median hourly rate £28.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -28.69% +9.59% +54.33%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 26 November 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 - 14 £375 - 2
Central London -64 8 £450 -10.00% 12
West London - 2 £444 - 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (75.17%) Cisco
3 66 (44.30%) Firewall
4 61 (40.94%) CCNA
5 47 (31.54%) LAN
6 45 (30.20%) WAN
7 42 (28.19%) Palo Alto
7 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
8 34 (22.82%) Data Centre
9 32 (21.48%) F5
9 32 (21.48%) BGP
9 32 (21.48%) Azure
10 30 (20.13%) OSPF
11 29 (19.46%) Telecoms
12 28 (18.79%) Wireless
12 28 (18.79%) CCIE
12 28 (18.79%) AWS
12 28 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (18.12%) Network Security
13 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
13 27 (18.12%) Python
14 26 (17.45%) DNS
15 25 (16.78%) CheckPoint
15 25 (16.78%) VPN
15 25 (16.78%) MPLS
16 21 (14.09%) Network Management
16 21 (14.09%) Ethernet
16 21 (14.09%) SD-WAN
17 20 (13.42%) Juniper
17 20 (13.42%) Finance

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 3 (2.01%) CMS
1 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (21.48%) Azure
2 28 (18.79%) AWS
3 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) IaaS
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.34%) GCP
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Direct Connect
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Stack
5 1 (0.67%) Google Workspace
5 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.30%) Firewall
2 47 (31.54%) LAN
3 45 (30.20%) WAN
4 32 (21.48%) BGP
5 30 (20.13%) OSPF
6 28 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (18.79%) Wireless
7 27 (18.12%) Network Security
7 27 (18.12%) TCP/IP
8 26 (17.45%) DNS
9 25 (16.78%) MPLS
9 25 (16.78%) VPN
10 21 (14.09%) Ethernet
10 21 (14.09%) SD-WAN
11 17 (11.41%) EIGRP
12 16 (10.74%) Internet
13 15 (10.07%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (10.07%) DHCP
13 15 (10.07%) VLAN
13 15 (10.07%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
2 29 (19.46%) Telecoms
3 20 (13.42%) Finance
4 11 (7.38%) Banking
5 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.70%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (4.03%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.01%) Billing
8 3 (2.01%) Legal
9 2 (1.34%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.34%) Marketing
9 2 (1.34%) Military
9 2 (1.34%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (1.34%) Retail
10 1 (0.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 95 (63.76%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (12.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (10.74%) Architect
4 16 (10.74%) Security Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) IP Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) IP Network Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Network Architect
8 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Senior IP Engineer
9 8 (5.37%) Voice Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Juniper Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Wireless Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.03%) XMPP
2 5 (3.36%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.71%) Fibre Optics
2 10 (6.71%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.68%) Handset
4 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.01%) CCTV
5 3 (2.01%) User Experience
6 2 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.34%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.67%) Kindle
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) NHS
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Linux
1 13 (8.72%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.03%) Ubuntu
3 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (2.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.09%) Network Management
2 17 (11.41%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.41%) ITIL
2 17 (11.41%) Network Design
3 16 (10.74%) Load Balancing
3 16 (10.74%) Migration
4 12 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.71%) Change Management
5 10 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.04%) Project Management
7 8 (5.37%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (5.37%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.37%) Project Delivery
7 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.70%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.70%) Network Architecture
8 7 (4.70%) Security Management
9 6 (4.03%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.12%) Python
2 4 (2.68%) C
3 2 (1.34%) Perl
3 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (40.94%) CCNA
3 28 (18.79%) CCIE
4 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
5 16 (10.74%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.72%) CISSP
6 13 (8.72%) Degree
7 12 (8.05%) JNCIP
8 10 (6.71%) JNCIA
8 10 (6.71%) JNCIS
9 9 (6.04%) AWS Certification
10 7 (4.70%) CCDA
11 6 (4.03%) CCSA
12 5 (3.36%) CISM
12 5 (3.36%) CRISC
13 4 (2.68%) CCDP
13 4 (2.68%) CCIP
13 4 (2.68%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (2.01%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) NIST
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.03%) VMware NSX
3 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (7.38%) Ansible
3 8 (5.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.68%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (2.68%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.01%) Nagios
5 3 (2.01%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.01%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.34%) Terraform
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.67%) Nessus
7 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 112 (75.17%) Cisco
2 42 (28.19%) Palo Alto
3 32 (21.48%) F5
4 25 (16.78%) CheckPoint
5 20 (13.42%) Juniper
6 17 (11.41%) VMware
7 13 (8.72%) Fortinet
8 12 (8.05%) Splunk
9 11 (7.38%) Citrix
9 11 (7.38%) Infoblox
10 10 (6.71%) Aruba
10 10 (6.71%) SolarWinds
11 9 (6.04%) Meraki
12 8 (5.37%) Dell
12 8 (5.37%) Nokia
13 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.03%) McAfee
15 5 (3.36%) Ruckus Wireless
15 5 (3.36%) SonicWALL
16 4 (2.68%) IronPort