The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 71 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.39% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 3.47% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £395 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.69% +6.06%  
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 £41.29
% change year-on-year -15.13% -7.96%  

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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 122 144 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 24.21% 19.46% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 72
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.62% +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in West Sussex

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in West Sussex

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Crawley +2 5 £395 +0.89%
Gatwick +3 2 - -
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 13 (86.67%) VPN
4 11 (73.33%) MPLS
4 11 (73.33%) Network Design
5 10 (66.67%) WAN
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (60.00%) CCNA
6 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (53.33%) LAN
7 8 (53.33%) CCIE
7 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (46.67%) Virgin Media
8 7 (46.67%) Rackspace
8 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
8 7 (46.67%) VoIP
8 7 (46.67%) CCDP
8 7 (46.67%) VLAN
8 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (46.67%) Riverbed
8 7 (46.67%) F5
8 7 (46.67%) Banking
8 7 (46.67%) BBC
9 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (20.00%) Wireless
11 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
11 2 (13.33%) OSPF
11 2 (13.33%) DHCP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) VPN
3 11 (73.33%) MPLS
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (66.67%) WAN
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
6 7 (46.67%) NetScaler
6 7 (46.67%) VLAN
6 7 (46.67%) VoIP
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) OSPF
10 1 (6.67%) BGP
10 1 (6.67%) IPv4
10 1 (6.67%) IPv6
10 1 (6.67%) SSL
10 1 (6.67%) TACACS
10 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
10 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) BBC
2 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Network Design
2 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Design
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
3 8 (53.33%) CCIE
4 7 (46.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) F5
3 7 (46.67%) Rackspace
3 7 (46.67%) Riverbed
3 7 (46.67%) Virgin Media
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) SAP