The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 77 87 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.09% 0.77% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 4.85% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 10
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 227 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.28% 15.92% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 146 109
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £593 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.37% -29.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 10 (55.56%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (44.44%) F5
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
5 8 (44.44%) CCIE
5 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Change Control
8 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
8 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (27.78%) CCDA
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WLAN
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) BMC

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) BGP
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) WLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (22.22%) IOS XR
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) FCoE
8 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (11.11%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) DataPower
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Control
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (44.44%) CCIE
4 5 (27.78%) CCDA
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
1 4 (22.22%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (22.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 4 (22.22%) BMC
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Motorola
5 4 (22.22%) Splunk
5 4 (22.22%) TippingPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) BT