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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 22 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.86% 2.23% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 9.80% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £351 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.23% +28.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £365 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £336
% change year-on-year -0.68% +7.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -6.87%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 51 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 17.14% 22.77% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 29
Median daily rate £365 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.85% -18.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Slough

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) CCIP
4 6 (66.67%) MPLS
5 5 (55.56%) IPv4
5 5 (55.56%) IPv6
5 5 (55.56%) Juniper
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 5 (55.56%) ATM
5 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
5 5 (55.56%) IPTV
6 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
6 4 (44.44%) Huawei
6 4 (44.44%) Middleware
6 4 (44.44%) IGMP
6 4 (44.44%) VLAN
6 4 (44.44%) VPLS
6 4 (44.44%) STB
6 4 (44.44%) FTP
6 4 (44.44%) HTTP
6 4 (44.44%) SNMP
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) OSPF
6 4 (44.44%) BGP
6 4 (44.44%) ICMP
6 4 (44.44%) RSVP

CCNP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) ATM
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
3 5 (55.56%) IPv4
3 5 (55.56%) IPv6
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) ICMP
4 4 (44.44%) IGMP
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) RSVP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) VPLS
4 4 (44.44%) VRRP
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Support
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
2 4 (44.44%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (44.44%) STB
2 4 (44.44%) Video on Demand
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCIP
3 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft