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 24 June 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 28
Contract jobs citing CCNP 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 1.26% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.06% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 17 33 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 12.23% 20.75% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 21
Median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) IGMP
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) IPTV
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (25.00%) STB
4 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) ICMP

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 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (25.00%) ICMP
2 1 (25.00%) IGMP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) RSVP
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper