The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.85% 0.20% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 1.49% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.88 - -
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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 48 67 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 13.52% 13.65% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 43
Median daily rate £350 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.88 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.62% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Nottingham

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) CCSA
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (33.33%) CCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Computacenter
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) TACACS
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) NGN
5 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) NGN
4 2 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) VXLAN
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSA
3 2 (33.33%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Computacenter
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel