The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 62 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.76% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.16% 9.58% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 167 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.88% 18.41% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 85 104
Average daily rate £336 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
West Yorkshire

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Leeds region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) WLAN
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (58.82%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) BMC
4 10 (58.82%) TippingPoint
5 9 (52.94%) Network Design
6 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
6 7 (41.18%) F5
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) CCDP
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) Lisp
7 5 (29.41%) OPNET
7 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
7 5 (29.41%) DMZ
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
10 2 (11.76%) QA
10 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
10 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
10 2 (11.76%) Motorola
10 2 (11.76%) WAN
11 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) WLAN
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (29.41%) DMZ
3 5 (29.41%) BGP
3 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) TACACS
7 1 (5.88%) LAN
7 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCDP
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCSE
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) OPNET
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) HP
2 10 (58.82%) BMC
2 10 (58.82%) TippingPoint
3 7 (41.18%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.76%) Motorola
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Radware
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) ArcSight