Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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 > Slough
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.11% 2.03% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.00% 12.77% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Slough median daily rate £320 £319 £292
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.39% +9.07% +40.84%
10th Percentile £271 £232 £243
90th Percentile £443 £462 £371
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £413 £363
% change year-on-year -4.85% +13.79% +19.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year -18.28% -34.51% -14.02%

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 50 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.06% 15.93% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 34
Slough median daily rate £320 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +8.11% +18.40%
10th Percentile £208 £285 £274
90th Percentile £484 £538 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -34.58% +48.61%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +96.30% +8.00% -48.18%

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

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Slough over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) RFID
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) GPG13
6 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) BGP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4
4 1 (14.29%) RFID
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) VPLS
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Due Diligence
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GPG13
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) VMware