Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 July 2019 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 80 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 -29 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.84% 0.96% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 4.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 27
Reading median daily rate £450 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -7.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £351 £354 £279
90th Percentile £534 £476 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £52.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +40.74% -50.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 350 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.77% 24.04% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 185 168
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £302 £285 £214
90th Percentile £588 £589 £591
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 9 25
Reading median hourly rate £70.00 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +33.33% -20.75%
10th Percentile £20.21 £14.20 £15.00
90th Percentile £84.80 £59.75 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.25 £27.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year -17.59% +84.62% +17.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Reading over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) Cisco
3 12 (46.15%) CCIE
3 12 (46.15%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) MPLS
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
4 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
5 10 (38.46%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
8 7 (26.92%) Juniper
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) OSPF
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Network Security
10 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
10 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree
11 4 (15.38%) VXLAN
11 4 (15.38%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
11 4 (15.38%) Aruba
11 4 (15.38%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) Network Design
11 4 (15.38%) Back Office

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) BGP
2 11 (42.31%) MPLS
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 10 (38.46%) WAN
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 5 (19.23%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
6 5 (19.23%) OSPF
7 4 (15.38%) VXLAN
8 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
8 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
8 3 (11.54%) Multicast
8 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
9 2 (7.69%) IPv4
9 2 (7.69%) IPv6
9 2 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Back Office
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Director
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SCADA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.69%) IVR
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (7.69%) WFM
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Coaching
5 1 (3.85%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (3.85%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCIE
3 10 (38.46%) CCNA
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Master's Degree
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (11.54%) CCDA
7 3 (11.54%) CCDP
7 3 (11.54%) JNCIP
7 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
7 3 (11.54%) MCP
7 3 (11.54%) MCSE
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CWNA
8 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
8 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
9 1 (3.85%) CCIP
9 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (15.38%) Aruba
5 4 (15.38%) F5
5 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 4 (15.38%) Remedy
6 3 (11.54%) Huawei
6 3 (11.54%) Meraki
7 2 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
8 1 (3.85%) McAfee
8 1 (3.85%) Nortel
8 1 (3.85%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.85%) VMware