The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCVP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP)
UK
Rank 573 613 593
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCVP 13 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 9
Median daily rate £375 £365 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £450
% change year-on-year -0.66% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCVP 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9250 11061 10481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.82% 20.95% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 6895 5953
Median daily rate £420 £406 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.51% +1.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 410 473
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.78 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCVP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCVP in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCVP in the UK

CCVP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCVP over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCVP in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCVP in the UK

CCVP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCVP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 6 £450 +10.42% 7
London +13 5 £413 +78.37% 3
Cardiff +16 4 £375 +7.14%
South Wales +13 4 £375 +15.38%
Wales +10 4 £375 +15.38%
East of England - 1 £600 -
Essex - 1 £600 -

CCVP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCVP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCVP.

1 42 (97.67%) Cisco
2 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (65.12%) CCNP
4 25 (58.14%) CCNA
4 25 (58.14%) VoIP
5 19 (44.19%) Firewall
6 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
6 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (34.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
8 14 (32.56%) WAN
9 13 (30.23%) VPN
9 13 (30.23%) LAN
9 13 (30.23%) CCDA
9 13 (30.23%) CCDP
10 12 (27.91%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (25.58%) Juniper
12 10 (23.26%) Nokia
12 10 (23.26%) CSS
12 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (23.26%) F5
13 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
13 9 (20.93%) CCNP Voice
13 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
13 9 (20.93%) Network Design
14 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
14 7 (16.28%) Avaya
15 6 (13.95%) ITIL
15 6 (13.95%) Finance
15 6 (13.95%) XMPP

CCVP
Top Related 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 6 (13.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) VoIP
2 19 (44.19%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
4 14 (32.56%) WAN
5 13 (30.23%) LAN
5 13 (30.23%) VPN
6 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.63%) Skype
8 5 (11.63%) Telepresence
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
9 4 (9.30%) H.323
9 4 (9.30%) VLAN
10 3 (6.98%) PSTN
11 2 (4.65%) DNS
11 2 (4.65%) Internet
11 2 (4.65%) MPLS
11 2 (4.65%) SSL
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (37.21%) Network Engineer
4 13 (30.23%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Telephony Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) WAN Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Subject Matter Expert
10 2 (4.65%) Cisco Specialist
10 2 (4.65%) Collaboration Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Designer
10 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Firewall Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Network Administrator
11 1 (2.33%) Security Administrator
11 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 6 (13.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) IVR
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Network Design
2 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Change Control
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) MVC
5 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (65.12%) CCNP
3 25 (58.14%) CCNA
4 13 (30.23%) CCDA
4 13 (30.23%) CCDP
5 9 (20.93%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco CME
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
3 11 (25.58%) Juniper
4 10 (23.26%) F5
4 10 (23.26%) Nokia
5 7 (16.28%) Avaya
6 5 (11.63%) Red Box
7 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.30%) Polycom
8 3 (6.98%) Acme Packet
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.98%) Mitel
9 2 (4.65%) Remedy
9 2 (4.65%) VMware
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.33%) Zeacom