The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 12 46
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.37% 8.80% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.91% 37.25% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.50% -  
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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 46 51 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 22.44% 23.61% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 83
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Southampton

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Southampton

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Southampton

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

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) LAN
5 9 (50.00%) VoIP
5 9 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (44.44%) Wireless
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) CCDP
9 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) SAN
10 3 (16.67%) DSL
10 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) MCSE
10 3 (16.67%) CCSA
10 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 2 (11.11%) Migration
11 2 (11.11%) NetApp

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
3 9 (50.00%) VoIP
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (44.44%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
7 3 (16.67%) DSL
7 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) SS7
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (5.56%) Multicast
9 1 (5.56%) NAS
9 1 (5.56%) OSPF
9 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Network Support
3 5 (27.78%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Data Encryption
1 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Line Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) Process Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) CCDP
6 3 (16.67%) CCSA
6 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) CCDA
7 1 (5.56%) CCSE
7 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy