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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 29 June 2022 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 414 416 263
Rank change year-on-year +2 -153 +98
Contract jobs citing CCNP 176 98 138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.36% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 2.19% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 71 105
10th Percentile £408 £281 £313
25th Percentile £425 £350 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +14.44% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £579 £488 £500
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
England median daily rate £498 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
10th Percentile £32.65 - £43.25
25th Percentile £41.50 - £44.38
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +61.02%
75th Percentile £76.50 - £49.38
90th Percentile £76.95 - £49.75
England median hourly rate £60.46 £39.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +53.06% +88.10% -28.81%

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 6,157 4,484 3,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.67% 16.59% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,337 3,017 2,386
10th Percentile £382 £346 £313
25th Percentile £463 £428 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £588
90th Percentile £750 £713 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 69 51
10th Percentile £21.25 £18.79 £18.50
25th Percentile £25.68 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% +18.64%
75th Percentile £49.80 £49.59 £47.79
90th Percentile £67.50 £58.95 £51.75
England median hourly rate £42.25 £34.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year +22.80% +25.11% -15.38%

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 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for CCNP in London

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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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -6 30 £525 +16.67% 11
West London -6 3 £463 -5.42% 3
South London -21 1 £425 -10.53% 2
North London - 1 £550 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (78.41%) Cisco
3 92 (52.27%) Firewall
4 79 (44.89%) WAN
5 68 (38.64%) CCNA
6 51 (28.98%) LAN
7 50 (28.41%) MPLS
7 50 (28.41%) SD-WAN
8 48 (27.27%) CCIE
8 48 (27.27%) BGP
9 46 (26.14%) Wireless
10 44 (25.00%) Palo Alto
11 42 (23.86%) VPN
12 40 (22.73%) Azure
13 39 (22.16%) Python
14 37 (21.02%) Network Security
14 37 (21.02%) Social Skills
15 36 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (18.18%) OSPF
17 31 (17.61%) Juniper
17 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
17 31 (17.61%) F5
18 29 (16.48%) CheckPoint
19 28 (15.91%) Fortinet
20 27 (15.34%) AWS
21 25 (14.20%) DNS
21 25 (14.20%) Cisco ISE
21 25 (14.20%) Data Centre
22 24 (13.64%) Finance
23 23 (13.07%) IPsec

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 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) nginx
2 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (22.73%) Azure
2 27 (15.34%) AWS
3 9 (5.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (2.27%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.14%) Akamai
5 2 (1.14%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (1.14%) GCP
5 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 2 (1.14%) PaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (52.27%) Firewall
2 79 (44.89%) WAN
3 51 (28.98%) LAN
4 50 (28.41%) MPLS
4 50 (28.41%) SD-WAN
5 48 (27.27%) BGP
6 46 (26.14%) Wireless
7 42 (23.86%) VPN
8 37 (21.02%) Network Security
9 36 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (18.18%) OSPF
11 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
12 25 (14.20%) Cisco ISE
12 25 (14.20%) DNS
13 23 (13.07%) IPsec
14 21 (11.93%) VLAN
15 20 (11.36%) DHCP
16 18 (10.23%) WLAN
17 15 (8.52%) SNMP
17 15 (8.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (21.02%) Social Skills
2 24 (13.64%) Finance
3 22 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (3.98%) Legal
6 4 (2.27%) Banking
6 4 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.70%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (58.52%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Security Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (11.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (8.52%) Analyst
6 14 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Architect
8 9 (5.11%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) Cisco Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.41%) Core Network Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Juniper Engineer
11 6 (3.41%) Network Consultant
12 5 (2.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.84%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
12 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) XMPP
2 2 (1.14%) Velocity
3 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.57%) Express
3 1 (0.57%) REST
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.68%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.70%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.70%) IoT
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) CCTV
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.11%) Linux
2 5 (2.84%) Unix
2 5 (2.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) VMS
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.36%) ITIL
2 19 (10.80%) Network Design
3 17 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (8.52%) Network Architecture
5 14 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.39%) Change Management
7 11 (6.25%) Network Segmentation
8 10 (5.68%) Network Management
9 9 (5.11%) Service Management
10 8 (4.55%) Migration
10 8 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
10 8 (4.55%) Time Management
10 8 (4.55%) Workflow
11 7 (3.98%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.98%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (3.98%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.98%) Knowledge Transfer
11 7 (3.98%) SIEM
12 6 (3.41%) Computer Science
12 6 (3.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.16%) Python
2 4 (2.27%) C
2 4 (2.27%) Perl
3 3 (1.70%) Bash
4 2 (1.14%) C#
4 2 (1.14%) Java
4 2 (1.14%) Lisp
4 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (0.57%) AWK
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) Prolog
5 1 (0.57%) sed
5 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (38.64%) CCNA
3 48 (27.27%) CCIE
4 17 (9.66%) JNCIA
4 17 (9.66%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.52%) CCDP
6 13 (7.39%) CISSP
7 12 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.98%) CCIP
8 7 (3.98%) CEH
8 7 (3.98%) JNCIS
8 7 (3.98%) SSCP
9 6 (3.41%) Degree
10 5 (2.84%) CCSA
11 4 (2.27%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (2.27%) ISTQB
11 4 (2.27%) SANS
12 3 (1.70%) CCIE Service Provider
12 3 (1.70%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) DICOM
3 2 (1.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.68%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.57%) Docker
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) vCloud
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (11.93%) Ansible
2 11 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.70%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.70%) Nagios
4 3 (1.70%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.70%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.14%) Kibana
5 2 (1.14%) Nessus
5 2 (1.14%) NetMRI
5 2 (1.14%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (1.14%) Terraform
5 2 (1.14%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) Puppet
6 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (78.41%) Cisco
2 44 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 31 (17.61%) F5
3 31 (17.61%) Juniper
4 29 (16.48%) CheckPoint
5 28 (15.91%) Fortinet
6 21 (11.93%) Meraki
7 18 (10.23%) Zscaler
8 17 (9.66%) VMware
9 16 (9.09%) Splunk
10 15 (8.52%) Aruba
11 14 (7.95%) HP
12 12 (6.82%) Citrix
12 12 (6.82%) Nokia
13 10 (5.68%) SevOne
14 7 (3.98%) Arista
14 7 (3.98%) Huawei
14 7 (3.98%) McAfee
15 6 (3.41%) Blue Coat
15 6 (3.41%) SolarWinds