The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 67 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 33 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.44% 0.27% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 1.09% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 1 3
Median daily rate £363 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +56.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 343 184 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 46.10% 24.40% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 131 131
Median daily rate £425 £415 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +19.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Milton Keynes

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (97.96%) Cisco
3 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
4 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
5 28 (57.14%) Firewall
6 23 (46.94%) WAN
7 21 (42.86%) VPN
7 21 (42.86%) CCNA
7 21 (42.86%) F5
7 21 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (40.82%) LAN
9 18 (36.73%) ITIL
10 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
11 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (28.57%) BGP
13 13 (26.53%) Windows
14 12 (24.49%) Wireless
14 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
15 11 (22.45%) Juniper
15 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
16 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
16 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (20.41%) MCSA
16 10 (20.41%) Change Management
16 10 (20.41%) Network Security
16 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
16 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (20.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 9 (18.37%) FCoE
17 9 (18.37%) Fibre Channel

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) Firewall
2 23 (46.94%) WAN
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (42.86%) VPN
4 20 (40.82%) LAN
5 16 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (28.57%) BGP
7 12 (24.49%) Wireless
8 10 (20.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (20.41%) Network Security
9 9 (18.37%) EIGRP
9 9 (18.37%) FCoE
9 9 (18.37%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (18.37%) OSPF
10 6 (12.24%) DHCP
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
11 5 (10.20%) MPLS
11 5 (10.20%) VoIP
12 4 (8.16%) ICMP
12 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Network Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) BYOD
3 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Change Management
4 7 (14.29%) Network Design
4 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.16%) Analytics
7 4 (8.16%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (6.12%) ITSM
8 3 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 1 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.04%) Line Management
10 1 (2.04%) Presales
10 1 (2.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
3 34 (69.39%) SC Cleared
4 21 (42.86%) CCNA
5 10 (20.41%) MCSA
5 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (14.29%) CCIE
6 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (8.16%) CCSA
8 4 (8.16%) CCSE
9 1 (2.04%) CCDA
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
9 1 (2.04%) CCVP
9 1 (2.04%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
1 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.20%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (10.20%) ISA Server
2 5 (10.20%) UAG
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.12%) OVSD
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) F5
3 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.45%) Juniper
4 6 (12.24%) Forcepoint
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 5 (10.20%) Aruba
5 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Nokia
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Remedy
7 3 (6.12%) Aerohive Networks
7 3 (6.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (6.12%) Brocade
7 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.04%) Avaya
9 1 (2.04%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.04%) Riverbed