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 28 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.53% 0.17% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 1.04% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £361 £433 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.57% +28.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £433 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £433 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 142 96 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 27.20% 15.95% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 77
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.82 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £17.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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 28 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
Crawley +13 4 £388 -10.50%
Horsham - 3 £335 -
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Gatwick - 1 £300 -
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Network Design
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) CCIE
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 3 (21.43%) F5
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) CCDP
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (14.29%) IPv6
7 2 (14.29%) IPsec
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) CCSE
7 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Migration

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) MPLS
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) IPv6
6 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (14.29%) SSL
6 2 (14.29%) TACACS
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) GLBP
7 1 (7.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) BBC
2 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCIE
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) CCDP
4 2 (14.29%) CCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCSP
4 2 (14.29%) HP ASE
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCSA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 3 (21.43%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Aruba
5 2 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
5 2 (14.29%) Samsung
5 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
6 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds