Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - +45 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.52% - 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.77% - 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 13
Belfast median daily rate £200 - £326
County Antrim median daily rate £200 - £326
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 57 54 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 17.27% 12.95% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 68
Belfast median daily rate £338 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +2.86%
10th Percentile £160 £258 £225
90th Percentile £508 £588 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £383 £360
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% +3.85% -67.50%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.85 £12.17
90th Percentile £15.88 £17.65 £17.98
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.96% +3.85% -67.50%

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 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (40.00%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Junos
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) FCoE
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (40.00%) DDNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DSL
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) CCTV
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Adaptive Security
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat