The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 86 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.14% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.61% 7.45% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £369 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
245 322 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.51% 15.24% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 162 193
Average daily rate £340 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% -6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.82% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.97 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCNP
England

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
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 28 July 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 +1 17 £325 - 19
North Yorkshire +5 6 £401 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 2 £370 +1.23% 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (97.62%) Cisco
3 32 (76.19%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (61.90%) F5
4 26 (61.90%) Blue Coat
5 25 (59.52%) Firewall
5 25 (59.52%) BGP
6 24 (57.14%) Network Security
7 23 (54.76%) HP
8 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
8 22 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
8 22 (52.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 21 (50.00%) DMVPN
9 21 (50.00%) OSPF
10 20 (47.62%) Thin Client
10 20 (47.62%) Citrix
10 20 (47.62%) VMware
10 20 (47.62%) CCSE
10 20 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 20 (47.62%) Fat Client
10 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (45.24%) Infoblox
11 19 (45.24%) Imperva
11 19 (45.24%) BIG-IP
11 19 (45.24%) NetScreen
11 19 (45.24%) DHCP
11 19 (45.24%) DNS
11 19 (45.24%) Linux
11 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
12 12 (28.57%) C

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (59.52%) BGP
2 25 (59.52%) Firewall
3 24 (57.14%) Network Security
4 22 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (52.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 21 (50.00%) DMVPN
5 21 (50.00%) OSPF
6 20 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 19 (45.24%) BIG-IP
7 19 (45.24%) NetScreen
7 19 (45.24%) DHCP
7 19 (45.24%) DNS
8 12 (28.57%) WLAN
9 7 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.90%) DMZ
10 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
11 3 (7.14%) WAN
11 3 (7.14%) LAN
12 2 (4.76%) TACACS
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Network Specialist
2 19 (45.24%) Security Specialist
2 19 (45.24%) Network Security Specialist
3 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Thin Client
1 20 (47.62%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
3 9 (21.43%) Network Design
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) Network Management
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.38%) Change Control
4 1 (2.38%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C
2 5 (11.90%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (47.62%) CCSE
3 8 (19.05%) CCNA
4 7 (16.67%) CCDP
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (2.38%) CCVP
6 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) OPNET
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Blue Coat
2 26 (61.90%) F5
3 23 (54.76%) HP
4 22 (52.38%) CheckPoint
5 20 (47.62%) Citrix
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 19 (45.24%) Infoblox
6 19 (45.24%) Imperva
7 10 (23.81%) TippingPoint
7 10 (23.81%) BMC
8 3 (7.14%) Juniper
9 2 (4.76%) Motorola
10 1 (2.38%) Radware
10 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.38%) ArcSight