The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 90 51 98
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +47
Contract jobs citing CCNP 47 78 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.67% 3.06% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.46% 18.14% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 68 5
Average daily rate £300 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £257 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
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
England

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

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
497 430 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.67% 16.87% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 306 177
Average daily rate £395 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 12
Average hourly rate £14.11 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £20.55 £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 Yorkshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 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
West Yorkshire +5 24 £375 +7.14% 13
South Yorkshire -19 15 £270 +3.84%
North Yorkshire -19 5 £275 -31.33% 1
Humberside - 1 £420 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (93.10%) Cisco
3 52 (59.77%) Firewall
4 46 (52.87%) CCNA
5 40 (45.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (39.08%) F5
6 34 (39.08%) LAN
7 29 (33.33%) WAN
8 25 (28.74%) CheckPoint
9 24 (27.59%) BGP
9 24 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (21.84%) Network Security
11 18 (20.69%) EIGRP
12 17 (19.54%) OSPF
13 16 (18.39%) HP
13 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
14 15 (17.24%) Load Balancing
15 13 (14.94%) ITIL
15 13 (14.94%) MPLS
16 12 (13.79%) VPN
16 12 (13.79%) Wireless
17 11 (12.64%) CCIE
17 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
17 11 (12.64%) Fibre Channel
18 9 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 9 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
19 8 (9.20%) Meraki
19 8 (9.20%) Riverbed
19 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (9.20%) DNS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (59.77%) Firewall
2 40 (45.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 34 (39.08%) LAN
4 29 (33.33%) WAN
5 24 (27.59%) BGP
5 24 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (21.84%) Network Security
7 18 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 17 (19.54%) OSPF
9 13 (14.94%) MPLS
10 12 (13.79%) VPN
10 12 (13.79%) Wireless
11 11 (12.64%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (9.20%) DNS
12 8 (9.20%) Internet
12 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
13 7 (8.05%) Ethernet
13 7 (8.05%) FCoE
13 7 (8.05%) IP Telephony
14 6 (6.90%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Informix
1 3 (3.45%) MySQL
1 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Hudson
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.60%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Law
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (78.16%) Network Engineer
2 32 (36.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (35.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Network Support
4 7 (8.05%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Security Specialist
4 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Support
6 5 (5.75%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.75%) e-Health
3 5 (5.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.30%) NHS
5 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Life Science
6 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
1 6 (6.90%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 13 (14.94%) ITIL
3 9 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
4 7 (8.05%) Network Design
4 7 (8.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.75%) High Availability
7 4 (4.60%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.60%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.60%) Security Management
8 3 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (2.30%) Computer Security
9 2 (2.30%) Data Privacy
9 2 (2.30%) Information Security
9 2 (2.30%) Line Management
9 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.30%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.15%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.60%) Perl
1 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.45%) Lisp
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (52.87%) CCNA
3 11 (12.64%) CCIE
4 7 (8.05%) CCDP
4 7 (8.05%) CISSP
4 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) CCSE
5 5 (5.75%) CEH
6 4 (4.60%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (4.60%) CCSA
6 4 (4.60%) CISA
6 4 (4.60%) MCSA
6 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.45%) CCSP
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.15%) CCDE
9 1 (1.15%) CISMP
9 1 (1.15%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) ISO 9000
1 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) vCloud
4 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (5.75%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.75%) OpenView
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.30%) Cacti
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.30%) Graphite
4 2 (2.30%) Nagios
4 2 (2.30%) Opsview
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (93.10%) Cisco
2 34 (39.08%) F5
3 25 (28.74%) CheckPoint
4 16 (18.39%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Palo Alto
6 8 (9.20%) Meraki
6 8 (9.20%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.20%) VMware
7 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds
8 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.75%) NetQoS
10 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.30%) Citrix
11 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.30%) Imperva
11 2 (2.30%) Infoblox
12 1 (1.15%) Aruba
12 1 (1.15%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.15%) Sourcefire