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 6 May 2016 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 94 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 1.74% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 12.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
233 187 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.37% 14.15% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 122 83
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) LAN
5 16 (51.61%) WAN
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (35.48%) CCNA
9 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 10 (32.26%) OSPF
9 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
10 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (29.03%) BGP
10 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
10 9 (29.03%) Internet
10 9 (29.03%) HP
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
11 8 (25.81%) CCIE
11 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
11 8 (25.81%) Network Design
12 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
12 7 (22.58%) MPLS
12 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (22.58%) High Availability
13 6 (19.35%) F5
13 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
13 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) LAN
3 16 (51.61%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) OSPF
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 9 (29.03%) BGP
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (29.03%) EIGRP
5 9 (29.03%) Internet
6 7 (22.58%) MPLS
7 6 (19.35%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) FWSM
7 6 (19.35%) HSRP
7 6 (19.35%) VRRP
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.13%) SAN
8 5 (16.13%) WLAN
9 4 (12.90%) Network Security
10 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) Informix
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Hudson
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Design Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.45%) LAMP
1 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (12.90%) Public Cloud
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
5 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.45%) IBM XIV
5 2 (6.45%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) DataPower
6 1 (3.23%) NHS
6 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix
6 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Load Balancing
1 8 (25.81%) Network Design
2 7 (22.58%) High Availability
3 6 (19.35%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (16.13%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 4 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNA
3 8 (25.81%) CCIE
4 5 (16.13%) CISSP
5 4 (12.90%) CCDP
5 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.68%) CEH
6 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) CCDE
7 2 (6.45%) CCSP
7 2 (6.45%) CISA
7 2 (6.45%) MCSA
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CISM
8 1 (3.23%) CISMP
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9000
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) VMware ESX
3 6 (19.35%) vCloud
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 2 (6.45%) Graphite
3 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 2 (6.45%) Opsview
4 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (3.23%) OPNET
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) HP
3 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (19.35%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) Meraki
6 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
7 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.90%) IBM
7 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.68%) Veritas
9 2 (6.45%) Dell
9 2 (6.45%) EMC
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.23%) BMC
10 1 (3.23%) Juniper
10 1 (3.23%) Motorola
10 1 (3.23%) NetApp
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle