Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 73 19
Rank change year-on-year +39 -54 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.59% 0.37% 8.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 2.90% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 22
Belfast median daily rate £413 £450 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +37.40% +55.95%
10th Percentile £313 £450 £308
90th Percentile £500 £450 £391
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £450 £328
% change year-on-year -8.33% +37.40% +55.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £39.50 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 - -

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 69 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 17.37% 12.85% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 61
Belfast median daily rate £412 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +22.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £322 £255 £275
90th Percentile £493 £650 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £350
% change year-on-year -4.19% +22.86% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Belfast median hourly rate £37.25 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.12% +30.77% -14.75%
10th Percentile £17.23 £15.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.50 £20.40
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £17.00 £12.67
% change year-on-year +119.12% +34.18% -16.92%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Belfast

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Belfast

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Belfast over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 6 (50.00%) A+ Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Security Patching
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Threat Detection
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) CCNA
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) MCSE
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 6 (50.00%) Threat Detection
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
3 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) A+ Certification
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) VMware