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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / London
Rank 236 249 213
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 170 191 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.87% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.09% 4.95% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 130 160
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £249 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Median hourly rate £30.94 £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.80% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -6.87%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3338 3856 3537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.15% 17.49% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 2720 2315
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £611 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 49 85
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -15.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 22 £425 +16.43% 17
Croydon +15 7 £450 -7.21% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Harrow +6 2 £438 +4.16%
Hillingdon 0 1 £315 -18.70%
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 359 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 319 (88.86%) Cisco
3 200 (55.71%) Firewall
4 151 (42.06%) CCNA
5 141 (39.28%) WAN
6 132 (36.77%) LAN
7 107 (29.81%) Juniper
8 102 (28.41%) Wireless
9 95 (26.46%) CheckPoint
10 93 (25.91%) BGP
11 90 (25.07%) OSPF
11 90 (25.07%) CCIE
11 90 (25.07%) Network Security
11 90 (25.07%) Cisco ASA
12 88 (24.51%) MPLS
13 76 (21.17%) Finance
13 76 (21.17%) Data Centre
14 75 (20.89%) VPN
15 74 (20.61%) TCP/IP
16 65 (18.11%) VMware
17 64 (17.83%) Palo Alto
18 56 (15.60%) F5
19 54 (15.04%) Security Cleared
19 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
20 48 (13.37%) Cisco IOS
20 48 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
21 47 (13.09%) Windows
22 43 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (11.98%) 802.1X
23 42 (11.70%) Banking

CCNP
Top Related 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 11 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.39%) Apache
4 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.39%) IIS
4 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.51%) Office 365
4 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.84%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.28%) IaaS
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (55.71%) Firewall
2 141 (39.28%) WAN
3 132 (36.77%) LAN
4 102 (28.41%) Wireless
5 93 (25.91%) BGP
6 90 (25.07%) Cisco ASA
6 90 (25.07%) Network Security
6 90 (25.07%) OSPF
7 88 (24.51%) MPLS
8 75 (20.89%) VPN
9 74 (20.61%) TCP/IP
10 48 (13.37%) Cisco IOS
10 48 (13.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (11.42%) DNS
12 37 (10.31%) DHCP
12 37 (10.31%) VoIP
13 34 (9.47%) IPsec
14 33 (9.19%) EIGRP
15 32 (8.91%) VLAN
16 27 (7.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.39%) MySQL
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.28%) QlikView
4 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.84%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 76 (21.17%) Finance
2 42 (11.70%) Banking
3 18 (5.01%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.51%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.95%) Retail
6 6 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.11%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (53.48%) Network Engineer
2 73 (20.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 60 (16.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 38 (10.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (9.47%) Architect
6 27 (7.52%) Analyst
7 26 (7.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (7.24%) Security Engineer
8 22 (6.13%) Network Architect
9 21 (5.85%) Network Analyst
10 19 (5.29%) Cisco Analyst
10 19 (5.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 18 (5.01%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 17 (4.74%) Firewall Engineer
13 16 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.46%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 14 (3.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 13 (3.62%) Consultant
15 13 (3.62%) Juniper Engineer
15 13 (3.62%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.98%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.51%) XMPP
3 6 (1.67%) Web Services
4 5 (1.39%) COM
5 4 (1.11%) .NET
5 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.11%) CSS
5 4 (1.11%) LAMP
5 4 (1.11%) libvirt
5 4 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.84%) WCF
6 3 (0.84%) WF
7 1 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.90%) Clustering
4 10 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.11%) Replication
8 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) MPEG
9 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) e-Health
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
10 1 (0.28%) NHS
10 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.09%) Windows
2 39 (10.86%) Linux
3 31 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 23 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.57%) Unix
6 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.95%) SUSE
9 5 (1.39%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.84%) Android
11 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.42%) ITIL
2 38 (10.58%) Network Design
3 34 (9.47%) Load Balancing
3 34 (9.47%) Network Management
4 30 (8.36%) Migration
5 19 (5.29%) Network Architecture
6 17 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (4.18%) High Availability
8 13 (3.62%) Change Management
8 13 (3.62%) Project Management
9 11 (3.06%) Time Management
10 10 (2.79%) Configuration Management
10 10 (2.79%) Information Security
10 10 (2.79%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.23%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (1.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (1.95%) E-Commerce
12 7 (1.95%) Presales
12 7 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.95%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.01%) SQL
2 16 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.18%) Python
4 8 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.95%) Perl
6 4 (1.11%) C
6 4 (1.11%) Java
7 3 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 359 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (42.06%) CCNA
3 90 (25.07%) CCIE
4 54 (15.04%) Security Cleared
5 41 (11.42%) SC Cleared
6 28 (7.80%) CCDP
7 21 (5.85%) JNCIS
8 20 (5.57%) JNCIP
9 18 (5.01%) CCSE
10 16 (4.46%) CCVP
10 16 (4.46%) JNCIA
11 15 (4.18%) CCDA
11 15 (4.18%) CCSA
11 15 (4.18%) Degree
12 14 (3.90%) CCSP
12 14 (3.90%) CISSP
13 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (3.06%) MCSE
15 7 (1.95%) CCNP Voice
15 7 (1.95%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.34%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.06%) vSphere
6 9 (2.51%) KVM
7 6 (1.67%) XenServer
8 5 (1.39%) Firmware
8 5 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.11%) iptables
9 4 (1.11%) NFS
9 4 (1.11%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.11%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.84%) vCloud
10 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.56%) XenApp
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) Postfix
12 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (6.69%) FortiGate
2 23 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (5.57%) Cisco Prime
3 20 (5.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (2.23%) Nagios
4 8 (2.23%) Puppet
5 6 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.67%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (1.39%) Nessus
7 4 (1.11%) Ansible
7 4 (1.11%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.84%) Cacti
9 2 (0.56%) EnCase
9 2 (0.56%) OpenView
9 2 (0.56%) SCCM
9 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.28%) Terraform
10 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 319 (88.86%) Cisco
2 107 (29.81%) Juniper
3 95 (26.46%) CheckPoint
4 65 (18.11%) VMware
5 64 (17.83%) Palo Alto
6 56 (15.60%) F5
7 54 (15.04%) Microsoft
8 40 (11.14%) SolarWinds
9 33 (9.19%) Citrix
9 33 (9.19%) Fortinet
10 22 (6.13%) Blue Coat
11 21 (5.85%) HP
12 19 (5.29%) Aruba
13 15 (4.18%) Arista
14 14 (3.90%) Meraki
14 14 (3.90%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.62%) Dell
15 13 (3.62%) Riverbed
16 11 (3.06%) Avaya
17 9 (2.51%) Infoblox
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