The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 65 68 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.36% 1.08% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 7.41% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+73.07% +4.00%
CCNP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 135 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.37% 14.53% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 69 112
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £435 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) WLAN
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (55.00%) BMC
4 11 (55.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) TippingPoint
5 10 (50.00%) Network Design
6 9 (45.00%) CCDP
7 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
7 8 (40.00%) F5
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (35.00%) CCNA
9 6 (30.00%) BGP
9 6 (30.00%) OPNET
9 6 (30.00%) Lisp
9 6 (30.00%) DMZ
9 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (30.00%) Retail
10 5 (25.00%) Network Security
11 4 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (15.00%) DMVPN
12 3 (15.00%) QA
12 3 (15.00%) Motorola
13 2 (10.00%) LAN
13 2 (10.00%) WAN
13 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
13 2 (10.00%) ProxySG

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (65.00%) WLAN
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) DMZ
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) DMVPN
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) MPLS
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) TACACS
8 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCDP
3 7 (35.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OPNET
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) BMC
2 11 (55.00%) TippingPoint
3 8 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (15.00%) Motorola
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Radware
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
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