Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 283 349
Rank change year-on-year -146 +66 -33
Contract jobs citing CCNP 102 112 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.71% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.46% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 85 180
10th Percentile £281 £328 £312
25th Percentile £352 £400 £374
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.96%
75th Percentile £488 £519 £519
90th Percentile £575 £582 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
10th Percentile £46.90 " £29.40
25th Percentile £47.42 " £30.00
Median hourly rate £49.83 - £45.00
75th Percentile £52.06 " £49.38
90th Percentile £52.48 " £50.50
England median hourly rate £39.75 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +76.67% -22.41% +26.09%

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 4,837 3,238 6,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.98% 20.48% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,213 2,234 4,222
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £429 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £625 £590 £613
90th Percentile £713 £657 £700
England median daily rate £500 £481 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 51 94
10th Percentile £16.72 £18.50 £11.34
25th Percentile £21.94 £21.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate £36.29 £35.00 £25.75
Median % change year-on-year +3.69% +35.92% +28.75%
75th Percentile £48.94 £47.79 £47.75
90th Percentile £59.93 £53.75 £53.38
England median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.59% -7.35% +54.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 9 £478 - 2
Central London -47 6 £465 +6.29% 12
West London +1 2 £482 +24.39% 4
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (74.51%) Cisco
3 46 (45.10%) Firewall
4 43 (42.16%) CCNA
5 31 (30.39%) BGP
6 29 (28.43%) OSPF
6 29 (28.43%) WAN
7 28 (27.45%) LAN
7 28 (27.45%) F5
7 28 (27.45%) Data Centre
8 26 (25.49%) MPLS
9 25 (24.51%) CCIE
10 23 (22.55%) VPN
10 23 (22.55%) Finance
10 23 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (21.57%) Network Management
12 20 (19.61%) Network Security
12 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
13 18 (17.65%) Juniper
13 18 (17.65%) Palo Alto
14 17 (16.67%) Banking
15 16 (15.69%) SLA
15 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
16 15 (14.71%) Wireless
16 15 (14.71%) Azure
16 15 (14.71%) AWS
16 15 (14.71%) Social Skills
17 14 (13.73%) EIGRP
17 14 (13.73%) SSL
18 13 (12.75%) CheckPoint

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 (6.86%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) AWS
1 15 (14.71%) Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (6.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (2.94%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) Firewall
2 31 (30.39%) BGP
3 29 (28.43%) OSPF
3 29 (28.43%) WAN
4 28 (27.45%) LAN
5 26 (25.49%) MPLS
6 23 (22.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (22.55%) VPN
7 20 (19.61%) Network Security
7 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
8 15 (14.71%) Wireless
9 14 (13.73%) EIGRP
9 14 (13.73%) SSL
10 13 (12.75%) DNS
11 12 (11.76%) Internet
12 11 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.78%) DWDM
12 11 (10.78%) Ethernet
13 10 (9.80%) VoIP
13 10 (9.80%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 16 (15.69%) Telecoms
4 15 (14.71%) Social Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Police
Job Titles
1 62 (60.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (10.78%) Security Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Wireless Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Wireless Network Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Network Support
11 3 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) Express
2 4 (3.92%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.92%) Jinja
3 3 (2.94%) XMPP
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.92%) Fibre Optics
3 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.98%) CCTV
5 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.98%) Handset
5 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Windows
3 5 (4.90%) Unix
4 3 (2.94%) SUSE
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Network Management
2 9 (8.82%) ITIL
2 9 (8.82%) Migration
2 9 (8.82%) Network Design
2 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.84%) Kanban
3 8 (7.84%) Scrum
3 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (6.86%) Change Management
4 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.86%) Information Security
4 7 (6.86%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.90%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.90%) Network Planning
6 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) Python
2 3 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (42.16%) CCNA
3 25 (24.51%) CCIE
4 10 (9.80%) CISSP
5 9 (8.82%) CCDA
5 9 (8.82%) JNCIP
6 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.86%) CCDP
7 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
8 6 (5.88%) JNCIS
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
10 4 (3.92%) CCSA
10 4 (3.92%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.94%) CCNP Voice
11 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.96%) CCIE Collaboration
12 2 (1.96%) CCSE
12 2 (1.96%) CEH
12 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (7.84%) HP NNM
2 6 (5.88%) Ansible
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.98%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.98%) Puppet
5 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.98%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 76 (74.51%) Cisco
2 28 (27.45%) F5
3 18 (17.65%) Juniper
3 18 (17.65%) Palo Alto
4 13 (12.75%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.80%) Fortinet
6 9 (8.82%) HP
7 8 (7.84%) Nokia
8 6 (5.88%) Arista
8 6 (5.88%) VMware
9 5 (4.90%) Aruba
9 5 (4.90%) Citrix
9 5 (4.90%) Infoblox
9 5 (4.90%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (3.92%) Dell
10 4 (3.92%) Huawei
10 4 (3.92%) McAfee
10 4 (3.92%) MikroTik
11 3 (2.94%) Meraki
11 3 (2.94%) Red Box