Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 44 61
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.28% 3.68% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 13.61% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 41
Reading median daily rate £401 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £356 £290 £228
90th Percentile £488 £538 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - £27.50
10th Percentile £48.75 - £25.85
90th Percentile £56.25 - £29.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -50.91% -

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 344 360 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.86% 27.07% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 182 342
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £221 £241
90th Percentile £600 £575 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 23
Reading median hourly rate £24.33 £29.75 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.23% -46.44% +157.77%
10th Percentile £13.80 £15.00 £21.33
90th Percentile £61.50 £57.50 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -30.39%

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

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) Network Management
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) CWNA
6 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) OpenView
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (17.65%) SNMP
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) OpenScape
6 3 (17.65%) Escalation Management
6 3 (17.65%) Runbook
6 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Meraki
6 3 (17.65%) People Management
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) OpenScape
4 3 (17.65%) SNMP
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) CTI
6 1 (5.88%) DSL
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) ICMP
6 1 (5.88%) L2TP
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Presales
3 3 (17.65%) Escalation Management
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) People Management
3 3 (17.65%) Runbook
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) SFIA
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) WFM
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CWNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (17.65%) OpenView
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) Meraki
2 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (11.76%) Aruba
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) VMware