Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.01% 2.81% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 12.50% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Slough median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.95% -19.26%
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +7.41% -15.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year +62.96% -44.33% -46.11%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 44 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.64% 22.49% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 28
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £356 £322 £248
90th Percentile £538 £631 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £448 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.22% - +234.69%
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £12.60 £17.06
% change year-on-year +30.95% -26.14% -44.79%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Slough

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Slough

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (42.86%) Crossbeam
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Sun
5 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Solaris
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (14.29%) L2TP
6 1 (14.29%) PPP
6 1 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) VPLS
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cacti
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (57.14%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Crossbeam
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) HP