The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.26% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 2.00% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.30% -2.50%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 51 50 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 14.09% 13.19% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 27
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £156 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Northampton +6 3 £525 +50.00% 2
CCNP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) OVSD
3 4 (66.67%) Network Design
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) ICMP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware