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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 80 86 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 6.95% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £369 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +18.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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
208 187 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.66% 12.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 85 133
Average daily rate £336 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £101.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +7 12 £325 -3.70% 9
Bradford - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
CCNP
Yorkshire

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (54.17%) WLAN
5 12 (50.00%) HP
6 11 (45.83%) BMC
6 11 (45.83%) TippingPoint
7 10 (41.67%) Network Design
7 10 (41.67%) CCNA
7 10 (41.67%) CCDP
8 8 (33.33%) F5
8 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) OPNET
10 6 (25.00%) Retail
10 6 (25.00%) Network Security
10 6 (25.00%) Lisp
10 6 (25.00%) DMZ
10 6 (25.00%) BGP
10 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 4 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (12.50%) DMVPN
12 3 (12.50%) Motorola
12 3 (12.50%) QA
13 2 (8.33%) ProxySG

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (54.17%) WLAN
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) DMZ
5 6 (25.00%) BGP
5 6 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (12.50%) DMVPN
8 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.17%) TACACS
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (4.17%) MPLS
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Network Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Design
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 10 (41.67%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCSP
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
3 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) OPNET
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) HP
3 11 (45.83%) BMC
3 11 (45.83%) TippingPoint
4 8 (33.33%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.50%) Motorola
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Radware
8 1 (4.17%) ArcSight