Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 61 42
Rank change year-on-year -17 -19 +33
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 24 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.05% 1.92% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.50% 7.77% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 31
Reading median daily rate £385 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £326 £286 £228
90th Percentile £451 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +4.17% -12.81%
10th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £39.75 £36.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -42.42% -5.71% -15.23%

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 333 309 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.32% 24.76% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 237
Reading median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +3.75% -4.08%
10th Percentile £161 £246 £228
90th Percentile £574 £608 £565
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 15
Reading median hourly rate £35.50 £22.38 £27.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.66% -19.51% -10.03%
10th Percentile £17.30 £13.88 £21.28
90th Percentile £63.63 £46.75 £50.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.25 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +51.56% +28.00% -59.55%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) WLAN
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) CCIE
6 4 (26.67%) CCNA
6 4 (26.67%) BCP
7 3 (20.00%) Project Management
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) High Availability
7 3 (20.00%) Sonus
7 3 (20.00%) Meraki

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 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) WLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) IOS XR
6 1 (6.67%) IPv4
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) BCP
1 4 (26.67%) Creative Thinking
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL V3
1 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) HNC
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Acme Packet
2 3 (20.00%) Meraki
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Sonus
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (6.67%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds