Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 108 109
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 1.43% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 9.89% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 38
Leeds median daily rate £415 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £290
90th Percentile £675 £440 £406
West Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 374 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.23% 14.45% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 207 364
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +20.77%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £556 £565 £559
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.80 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Leeds

CCNP
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

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Leeds

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) BGP
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (38.89%) F5
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
6 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (27.78%) CISSP
6 5 (27.78%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (22.22%) CCDP
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) CISM
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) BGP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (27.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) DWDM
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Line Management
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) SFIA
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Kanban
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) CCDP
5 3 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
6 2 (11.11%) CCDA
6 2 (11.11%) CCIE
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MCSA
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (5.56%) CCIP
7 1 (5.56%) CCSP
7 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Qualys
6 1 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro
6 1 (5.56%) VMware