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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 78 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.05% 0.79% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 5.26% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Average daily rate £320 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £372 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -32.00%
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
254 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.84% 15.03% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 132 88
Average daily rate £411 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.95% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (92.68%) Cisco
3 32 (78.05%) Firewall
4 25 (60.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (41.46%) CCNA
6 16 (39.02%) LAN
7 15 (36.59%) WAN
7 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (34.15%) BGP
9 13 (31.71%) Network Security
10 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
11 11 (26.83%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (24.39%) F5
12 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
13 9 (21.95%) OSPF
13 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
13 9 (21.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (21.95%) DDoS Mitigation
14 8 (19.51%) CCIE
14 8 (19.51%) HP
15 7 (17.07%) VPN
15 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
15 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
15 7 (17.07%) Internet
15 7 (17.07%) MPLS
15 7 (17.07%) Riverbed
15 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
15 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds Orion
15 7 (17.07%) Network Design
15 7 (17.07%) FCoE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) Firewall
2 25 (60.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (39.02%) LAN
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (36.59%) WAN
5 14 (34.15%) BGP
6 13 (31.71%) Network Security
7 11 (26.83%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (24.39%) EIGRP
9 9 (21.95%) OSPF
10 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
10 7 (17.07%) FCoE
10 7 (17.07%) Internet
10 7 (17.07%) MPLS
10 7 (17.07%) VPN
11 6 (14.63%) HSRP
11 6 (14.63%) VRRP
11 6 (14.63%) WLAN
12 5 (12.20%) FWSM
13 4 (9.76%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Informix
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
1 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Network Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Design Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Life Science
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (17.07%) Network Design
2 7 (17.07%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (12.20%) High Availability
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (4.88%) Security Management
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.44%) Information Security
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
1 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.32%) Lisp
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) CCIE
4 5 (12.20%) CISSP
5 4 (9.76%) CCDP
6 3 (7.32%) CEH
7 2 (4.88%) CCSP
7 2 (4.88%) CISA
7 2 (4.88%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) CISMP
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) vCloud
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.88%) Cacti
3 2 (4.88%) Graphite
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) F5
3 9 (21.95%) Palo Alto
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.07%) Meraki
5 7 (17.07%) Riverbed
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper
9 1 (2.44%) Remedy
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas