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 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 87 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 64 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.19% 1.48% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.92% 9.69% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 11
Median daily rate £344 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -8.24%
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
429 485 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.65% 15.25% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 322 182
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Median hourly rate £13.91 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.75% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.20 £25.00
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +15 39 £350 - 10
North Yorkshire +8 12 £350 -17.64%
South Yorkshire -2 8 £325 +14.03% 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £352 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (91.67%) Cisco
3 50 (52.08%) CCNA
4 46 (47.92%) Firewall
5 40 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (33.33%) WAN
7 27 (28.13%) LAN
8 24 (25.00%) F5
9 22 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (21.88%) Network Security
10 21 (21.88%) CCIE
10 21 (21.88%) BGP
10 21 (21.88%) CheckPoint
11 16 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 15 (15.63%) Palo Alto
13 14 (14.58%) Network Design
13 14 (14.58%) OSPF
13 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
13 14 (14.58%) VPN
13 14 (14.58%) HP
13 14 (14.58%) WLAN
14 13 (13.54%) CCDP
15 12 (12.50%) CCDA
15 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.50%) ITIL
16 11 (11.46%) Linux
17 10 (10.42%) VMware
18 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (9.38%) MPLS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (47.92%) Firewall
2 40 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (33.33%) WAN
4 27 (28.13%) LAN
5 22 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (21.88%) BGP
6 21 (21.88%) Network Security
7 14 (14.58%) EIGRP
7 14 (14.58%) OSPF
7 14 (14.58%) VPN
7 14 (14.58%) WLAN
8 9 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (9.38%) MPLS
9 8 (8.33%) Wireless
10 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (7.29%) DMZ
10 7 (7.29%) DNS
10 7 (7.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (7.29%) Internet
11 6 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) Informix
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Hudson
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
1 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Back Office
2 2 (2.08%) Games
2 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Network Engineer
2 30 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (29.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Network Support
9 5 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) IT Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) LAMP
2 3 (3.13%) Ajax
2 3 (3.13%) CSS
2 3 (3.13%) ebXML
2 3 (3.13%) REST
2 3 (3.13%) SOAP
2 3 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) DataPower
3 3 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.13%) PKI
3 3 (3.13%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.08%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.08%) IVR
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) SCADA
5 1 (1.04%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 8 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Unix
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 14 (14.58%) Network Design
3 12 (12.50%) ITIL
4 8 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.21%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.21%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.17%) Migration
7 4 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.13%) Compliance Management
8 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.13%) Information Security
8 3 (3.13%) Open Source
9 2 (2.08%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.08%) High Availability
9 2 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.08%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) PHP
3 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.17%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) C++
5 3 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.04%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (52.08%) CCNA
3 21 (21.88%) CCIE
4 13 (13.54%) CCDP
5 12 (12.50%) CCDA
6 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) CISSP
8 5 (5.21%) CCSA
8 5 (5.21%) CCSE
8 5 (5.21%) CISM
8 5 (5.21%) Degree
9 4 (4.17%) CISA
9 4 (4.17%) MCSE
9 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.13%) RHCE
11 2 (2.08%) CCDE
11 2 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) HL7
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.17%) vCloud
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.04%) Docker
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (4.17%) OPNET
2 3 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) Cacti
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.04%) Graphite
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Opsview
4 1 (1.04%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) Salt
4 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 88 (91.67%) Cisco
2 24 (25.00%) F5
3 21 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 15 (15.63%) Palo Alto
5 14 (14.58%) HP
6 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.42%) VMware
8 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
8 7 (7.29%) TippingPoint
9 6 (6.25%) IBM
9 6 (6.25%) Motorola
10 5 (5.21%) Avaya
10 5 (5.21%) Riverbed
11 4 (4.17%) BMC
11 4 (4.17%) Juniper
12 3 (3.13%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.13%) Citrix
12 3 (3.13%) Cramer
12 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.13%) Splunk