Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 74 64
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.95% 1.12% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 8.08% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Oxford median daily rate £350 £313 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -24.92% +19.35%
10th Percentile £318 £275 £308
90th Percentile £438 £398 £504
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £311 £425
% change year-on-year +36.55% -26.76% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 109 99 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.75% 13.81% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 85 109
Oxford median daily rate £450 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00% +0.33%
10th Percentile £243 £169 £175
90th Percentile £525 £530 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.58% -63.64% +223.53%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -20.51% -29.69% +88.24%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Oxford

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Oxford

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Network Design
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
7 1 (14.29%) Avaya
7 1 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (14.29%) Legal
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) Meraki
7 1 (14.29%) CCIE Security

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE Security
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds