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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 104 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.92% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 7.38% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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%
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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
318 271 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.04% 12.40% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 142 206
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.68% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £14.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.06 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 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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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 -6 13 £325 -11.86% 11
North Yorkshire -6 1 £401 +3.35% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (97.44%) Cisco
3 26 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (51.28%) F5
4 20 (51.28%) HP
4 20 (51.28%) Blue Coat
5 19 (48.72%) Firewall
5 19 (48.72%) Network Security
6 18 (46.15%) BGP
7 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
7 16 (41.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (38.46%) DMVPN
9 14 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (33.33%) CCSE
10 13 (33.33%) OSPF
10 13 (33.33%) WLAN
11 12 (30.77%) DHCP
11 12 (30.77%) DNS
11 12 (30.77%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
11 12 (30.77%) Citrix
11 12 (30.77%) Thin Client
11 12 (30.77%) NetScreen
11 12 (30.77%) VMware
11 12 (30.77%) Fat Client
11 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.77%) Infoblox
11 12 (30.77%) Imperva
11 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (48.72%) Network Security
2 19 (48.72%) Firewall
3 18 (46.15%) BGP
4 16 (41.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 15 (38.46%) DMVPN
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (33.33%) WLAN
7 13 (33.33%) OSPF
8 12 (30.77%) DHCP
8 12 (30.77%) DNS
8 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
8 12 (30.77%) NetScreen
9 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
10 6 (15.38%) DMZ
11 5 (12.82%) LAN
12 4 (10.26%) WAN
13 2 (5.13%) TACACS
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Network Specialist
2 15 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Security Specialist
3 12 (30.77%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Design Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Network Technician
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Thin Client
1 12 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 10 (25.64%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Line Management
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Network Management
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C
2 6 (15.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCSE
3 11 (28.21%) CCNA
4 10 (25.64%) CCDP
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CCSP
5 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OPNET
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 20 (51.28%) HP
2 20 (51.28%) Blue Coat
2 20 (51.28%) F5
3 16 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Infoblox
4 12 (30.77%) Imperva
5 11 (28.21%) TippingPoint
5 11 (28.21%) BMC
6 3 (7.69%) Motorola
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.56%) Radware
8 1 (2.56%) ArcSight