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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 91 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 24 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.20% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 4.26% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £369
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -11.86%
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
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
350 258 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.49% 14.73% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 183 124
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
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 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 15 £320 -8.57% 11
Halifax - 5 £375 -
CCNP
Yorkshire

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (94.44%) Cisco
3 37 (68.52%) Firewall
4 28 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (48.15%) CCNA
6 21 (38.89%) LAN
7 19 (35.19%) WAN
8 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (27.78%) BGP
10 13 (24.07%) Network Security
10 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
11 11 (20.37%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (20.37%) F5
11 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
12 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
12 10 (18.52%) OSPF
12 10 (18.52%) HP
13 9 (16.67%) CCIE
13 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
13 9 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
14 8 (14.81%) VPN
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL
14 8 (14.81%) MPLS
15 7 (12.96%) Network Design
15 7 (12.96%) Ethernet
15 7 (12.96%) Wireless
15 7 (12.96%) Internet
15 7 (12.96%) Meraki
15 7 (12.96%) WAN Optimisation

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (68.52%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (38.89%) LAN
4 19 (35.19%) WAN
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (27.78%) BGP
7 13 (24.07%) Network Security
8 11 (20.37%) EIGRP
8 11 (20.37%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (18.52%) OSPF
10 8 (14.81%) MPLS
10 8 (14.81%) VPN
11 7 (12.96%) Ethernet
11 7 (12.96%) FCoE
11 7 (12.96%) Internet
11 7 (12.96%) Wireless
12 6 (11.11%) HSRP
12 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.11%) VoIP
12 6 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Informix
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 22 (40.74%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) e-Health
5 1 (1.85%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Network Design
3 7 (12.96%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (9.26%) High Availability
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) Security Management
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.85%) Change Control
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Security
8 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.85%) Migration
8 1 (1.85%) SIEM
8 1 (1.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
1 4 (7.41%) Perl
1 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.56%) Lisp
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNA
3 9 (16.67%) CCIE
4 5 (9.26%) CCDP
4 5 (9.26%) CISSP
5 4 (7.41%) CCNP Voice
6 3 (5.56%) CCSP
6 3 (5.56%) CEH
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CISA
7 2 (3.70%) MCSA
7 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.85%) CCDE
8 1 (1.85%) CCSA
8 1 (1.85%) CCSE
8 1 (1.85%) CCVP
8 1 (1.85%) CISM
8 1 (1.85%) CISMP
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9000
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) vCloud
4 2 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.70%) Cacti
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.70%) Graphite
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (3.70%) Opsview
4 1 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) F5
3 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 10 (18.52%) HP
4 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 7 (12.96%) Meraki
5 7 (12.96%) Riverbed
5 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.11%) VMware
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) Aruba
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) NetQoS
9 1 (1.85%) Remedy
9 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas