Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 32 69
Rank change year-on-year -41 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 73 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 5.15% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 17.18% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 20
Reading median daily rate £374 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.56% +10.34% +17.89%
10th Percentile £270 £259 £311
90th Percentile £476 £500 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -70.00% -

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 298 425 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.65% 29.99% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 215 302
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £287 £220 £251
90th Percentile £600 £550 £512
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 55
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £52.50 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.43% +41.55% +90.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.43 £21.55
90th Percentile £24.15 £57.50 £61.80
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £17.06 £30.90
% change year-on-year -26.14% -44.79% +60.52%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) CCIE
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) Network Management
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (20.00%) People Management
7 3 (20.00%) OpenScape
7 3 (20.00%) Meraki
7 3 (20.00%) Escalation Management
7 3 (20.00%) Runbook
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) IPsec
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) OpenView
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) Unix
8 2 (13.33%) CCIP
8 2 (13.33%) SNMP

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
3 3 (20.00%) BGP
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) OpenScape
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DWDM
5 1 (6.67%) IPv6
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) IP Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) Escalation Management
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) People Management
2 3 (20.00%) Runbook
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) SFIA
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCIP
4 2 (13.33%) CCSE
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIE
4 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) HNC
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (20.00%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Meraki
5 2 (13.33%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Arista
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.67%) Huawei
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Radware
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) VMware