Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 73 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -36 +30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 15 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.33% 1.18% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 4.81% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 29
Reading median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -5.06%
10th Percentile £305 £270 £261
90th Percentile £437 £439 £503
Berkshire median daily rate £358 £300 £394
% change year-on-year +19.17% -23.81% +15.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -20.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +51.85% -61.43% -22.22%

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 406 312 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.73% 24.51% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 196
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £177 £255 £231
90th Percentile £575 £615 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Reading median hourly rate £46.25 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.42% -47.22% +16.50%
10th Percentile £30.50 £11.25 £19.63
90th Percentile £71.33 £39.75 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £12.25 £16.53
% change year-on-year +116.33% -25.89% -46.50%

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

CCNP
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

CCNP
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 13 December 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
3 10 (47.62%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (33.33%) CCIE
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) BGP
7 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) Huawei
8 5 (23.81%) BCP
8 5 (23.81%) WLAN
8 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
8 5 (23.81%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (19.05%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (19.05%) Meraki
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) High Availability
9 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (19.05%) CCNA
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) Mandarin Language

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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LAN
1 10 (47.62%) VoIP
1 10 (47.62%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) BGP
3 6 (28.57%) OSPF
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) WLAN
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
6 2 (9.52%) LTE
6 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.76%) CTI
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) ICMP
7 1 (4.76%) SCCP
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) SNMP
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Senior IT Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) IP Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.76%) IVR
6 1 (4.76%) RIA
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) BCP
2 5 (23.81%) Creative Thinking
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (19.05%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) CCIE
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) CWNA
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 3 (14.29%) MCSE
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Huawei
3 4 (19.05%) Meraki
4 3 (14.29%) Acme Packet
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Sonus
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) BT
5 2 (9.52%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper