The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 84 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing CCNP 38 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.85% 1.30% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.71% 9.43% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 8
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
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 £41.50 £31.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+33.24% -30.78%
CCNP
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
299 318 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.56% 13.83% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 199 111
Median daily rate £393 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.56 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.24% +0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £27.50 £16.50
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +3 26 £350 -6.66% 6
Wakefield 0 4 £363 -9.37%
Bradford - 2 £380 - 2
CCNP
Yorkshire

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (86.67%) Cisco
3 29 (48.33%) Firewall
4 26 (43.33%) CCNA
5 24 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (35.00%) WAN
7 20 (33.33%) LAN
8 18 (30.00%) BGP
9 17 (28.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
10 13 (21.67%) VPN
10 13 (21.67%) Palo Alto
11 12 (20.00%) ITIL
11 12 (20.00%) Linux
11 12 (20.00%) CCIE
11 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 12 (20.00%) OSPF
11 12 (20.00%) Network Design
12 11 (18.33%) VMware
12 11 (18.33%) WLAN
13 10 (16.67%) Network Security
13 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 9 (15.00%) Windows
14 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.00%) HP
14 9 (15.00%) MPLS
15 8 (13.33%) Internet
15 8 (13.33%) CCDA
15 8 (13.33%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (35.00%) WAN
4 20 (33.33%) LAN
5 18 (30.00%) BGP
6 17 (28.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (21.67%) VPN
8 12 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (20.00%) OSPF
9 11 (18.33%) WLAN
10 10 (16.67%) Network Security
11 9 (15.00%) MPLS
12 8 (13.33%) Internet
13 7 (11.67%) DNS
14 6 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (10.00%) SSL
14 6 (10.00%) VLAN
14 6 (10.00%) Wireless
15 5 (8.33%) DMZ
15 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Informix
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Hudson
1 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) IT Architect
6 4 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) LAMP
2 3 (5.00%) Ajax
2 3 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (5.00%) ebXML
2 3 (5.00%) REST
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) DataPower
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) SCADA
5 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Network Design
3 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (6.67%) Information Security
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) High Availability
6 3 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.33%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.00%) PHP
3 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (43.33%) CCNA
3 12 (20.00%) CCIE
4 8 (13.33%) CCDA
4 8 (13.33%) CCDP
5 6 (10.00%) CISSP
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) CISM
7 4 (6.67%) CISA
7 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.00%) MCSE
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (5.00%) RHCE
8 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) CCDE
9 2 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.67%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.67%) CCSP
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) HL7
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) vCloud
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (6.67%) OPNET
2 3 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Cacti
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.67%) Graphite
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Opsview
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Salt
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 52 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (21.67%) Palo Alto
3 11 (18.33%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) HP
4 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.33%) F5
6 6 (10.00%) IBM
6 6 (10.00%) Motorola
6 6 (10.00%) TippingPoint
7 5 (8.33%) Avaya
7 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.67%) BMC
8 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.00%) Splunk
10 2 (3.33%) Brocade
10 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.33%) ScanSafe
10 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL