The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 56 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.31% 0.77% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.16% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Median daily rate £360 £251 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -6.87%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 228 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.26% 35.02% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 154 77
Median daily rate £360 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.38% -2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (92.31%) Wireless
2 24 (92.31%) WAN
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco
3 23 (88.46%) LAN
3 23 (88.46%) HP
3 23 (88.46%) Riverbed
3 23 (88.46%) F5
4 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
4 22 (84.62%) JNCIA
4 22 (84.62%) CCIE
5 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
5 21 (80.77%) Firewall
5 21 (80.77%) CCSA
6 20 (76.92%) Fortinet
6 20 (76.92%) SC Cleared
6 20 (76.92%) FortiGate
6 20 (76.92%) ITSM
6 20 (76.92%) Juniper
6 20 (76.92%) ITIL
7 19 (73.08%) CCIP
7 19 (73.08%) CCDP
7 19 (73.08%) Service Management
7 19 (73.08%) JNCIE
7 19 (73.08%) CCSE
8 17 (65.38%) Network Design
9 16 (61.54%) BIG-IP
9 16 (61.54%) Aruba
10 13 (50.00%) HP ASE
10 13 (50.00%) HP MASE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 (92.31%) WAN
1 24 (92.31%) Wireless
2 23 (88.46%) LAN
3 21 (80.77%) Firewall
4 16 (61.54%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DTS
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Network Support
3 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
1 20 (76.92%) ITSM
2 19 (73.08%) Service Management
3 17 (65.38%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Security
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (84.62%) CCIE
2 22 (84.62%) JNCIA
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) CCSA
4 20 (76.92%) SC Cleared
5 19 (73.08%) CCDP
5 19 (73.08%) CCIP
5 19 (73.08%) CCSE
5 19 (73.08%) JNCIE
6 13 (50.00%) HP ASE
6 13 (50.00%) HP MASE
7 11 (42.31%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) CCNA
9 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
9 1 (3.85%) MCP
9 1 (3.85%) MCSE
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) F5
2 23 (88.46%) HP
2 23 (88.46%) Riverbed
3 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
4 20 (76.92%) Fortinet
4 20 (76.92%) Juniper
5 16 (61.54%) Aruba
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) SAP