Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 34 80
Rank change year-on-year -40 +46 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 70 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.28% 4.76% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.25% 16.71% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 12
Reading median daily rate £300 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.89% -2.50%
10th Percentile £273 £230 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% -23.73%
10th Percentile £35.25 £35.50 £38.17
90th Percentile £39.75 £36.50 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -61.43% -22.22% -23.73%

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 305 419 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.34% 28.50% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 205 277
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £260 £226 £257
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 63
Reading median hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.56% +16.50% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.63 £21.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £54.94
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) CCIE
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) Network Design
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) IPsec
9 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
9 3 (18.75%) SSL
9 3 (18.75%) BGP
9 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (18.75%) CCIP
9 3 (18.75%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 3 (18.75%) Linux
9 3 (18.75%) MCSE
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA

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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) BGP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) DWDM
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IP Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Proactive Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (18.75%) CCIP
5 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) CCDA
7 1 (6.25%) CCSE
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) HNC
7 1 (6.25%) HND
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (6.25%) OVSD
1 1 (6.25%) QRadar
1 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Arista
5 2 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) BT
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Ensim
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Radware
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds