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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 83 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.78% 1.59% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.98% 10.27% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 8
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -8.24%
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
217 263 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.87% 15.47% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 161 84
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +14.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco
3 23 (50.00%) Firewall
4 21 (45.65%) WAN
5 20 (43.48%) LAN
5 20 (43.48%) CCNA
6 17 (36.96%) BGP
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (28.26%) Palo Alto
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (26.09%) Network Design
9 12 (26.09%) VPN
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) WLAN
10 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
10 11 (23.91%) OSPF
11 10 (21.74%) CCIE
11 10 (21.74%) Network Security
12 9 (19.57%) F5
12 9 (19.57%) HP
12 9 (19.57%) VMware
13 8 (17.39%) MPLS
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
14 7 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (15.22%) Internet
14 7 (15.22%) Windows
14 7 (15.22%) SQL
14 7 (15.22%) DNS

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) WAN
3 20 (43.48%) LAN
4 17 (36.96%) BGP
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (26.09%) VPN
7 11 (23.91%) EIGRP
7 11 (23.91%) OSPF
7 11 (23.91%) WLAN
8 10 (21.74%) Network Security
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
10 7 (15.22%) DNS
10 7 (15.22%) Internet
11 6 (13.04%) DMZ
11 6 (13.04%) SSL
11 6 (13.04%) VLAN
12 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) Informix
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Hudson
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Network Engineer
2 18 (39.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Expert
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) LAMP
2 3 (6.52%) Ajax
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) ebXML
2 3 (6.52%) REST
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) DataPower
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
3 3 (6.52%) Smartcard
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.35%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Network Design
2 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.87%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.35%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) PHP
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) C++
5 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (43.48%) CCNA
3 10 (21.74%) CCIE
4 5 (10.87%) CCDA
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) CCDP
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) RHCE
7 2 (4.35%) CCDE
7 2 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (2.17%) CCSP
8 1 (2.17%) CISSP
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) vCloud
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Docker
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (8.70%) OPNET
2 3 (6.52%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Cacti
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.17%) Graphite
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.17%) Opsview
4 1 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
4 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) Palo Alto
3 9 (19.57%) F5
3 9 (19.57%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) VMware
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) IBM
5 6 (13.04%) Motorola
5 6 (13.04%) TippingPoint
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
7 4 (8.70%) BMC
8 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (6.52%) Splunk
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.35%) ScanSafe
9 2 (4.35%) Veritas