Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCNP Voice qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 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 Voice (CCNP Voice)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 835 879
Rank change year-on-year -45 +44 -4
Contract jobs citing CCNP Voice 22 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.17% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 5
UK median daily rate £416 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +25.93% -15.63%
10th Percentile £320 £316 £308
90th Percentile £438 £525 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £490
% change year-on-year +3.03% -15.82% +63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCNP Voice 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,074 18,582 22,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 18.91% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,269 11,265 14,091
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £243 £235 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 971 899 819
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +5.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.06 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.71 £47.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.61
% change year-on-year -21.88% +15.90% +15.04%

CCNP Voice
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP Voice in the UK

CCNP Voice
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP Voice in the UK

CCNP Voice
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP Voice over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP Voice in the UK

CCNP Voice
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP Voice in the UK

CCNP Voice
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP Voice within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London -20 15 £425 +3.03%
England -41 13 £400 -5.88% 1
Isle of Man - 7 £425 -
London -27 5 £413 -11.29% 1
South East -24 4 £413 -17.50%
South West - 4 £340 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP Voice 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 with a requirement for CCNP Voice.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
2 13 (59.09%) CCNA
2 13 (59.09%) Ethernet
3 10 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
4 7 (31.82%) Mitel
4 7 (31.82%) VDSL
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) ISDN
4 7 (31.82%) PBX
4 7 (31.82%) VoIP
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Avaya
4 7 (31.82%) OSPF
5 6 (27.27%) Red Box
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (27.27%) BGP
5 6 (27.27%) MGCP
5 6 (27.27%) RTP
5 6 (27.27%) SCCP
5 6 (27.27%) H.323
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) DHCP
5 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 4 (18.18%) CCIE

CCNP Voice
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Ethernet
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) ISDN
2 7 (31.82%) OSPF
2 7 (31.82%) PBX
2 7 (31.82%) VDSL
2 7 (31.82%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) BGP
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) H.323
3 6 (27.27%) MGCP
3 6 (27.27%) RTP
3 6 (27.27%) SCCP
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 2 (9.09%) WLAN
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Voice Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Mitel Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Mitel Voice Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Collaboration Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
2 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
5 1 (4.55%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (18.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Avaya
2 7 (31.82%) Mitel
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Red Box
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds