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 29 June 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 100 58
Rank change year-on-year +61 -42  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 4 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.16% 1.49% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.31% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £369 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +24.11%  
10th Percentile £337 £208 £263
90th Percentile £403 £365 £293
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £338 £350 £282
% change year-on-year -3.57% +24.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% -  
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -39.28% -  

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 151 865 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.64% 64.46% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 1552 198
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £310 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -5.34%  
10th Percentile £208 £209 £200
90th Percentile £502 £445 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £310 £326
% change year-on-year +12.90% -4.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 194 27
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +30.23%  
10th Percentile £26.25 £21.48 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.76 £36.00 £36.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 25 (100.00%) WAN
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Wireless
2 24 (96.00%) Riverbed
3 23 (92.00%) F5
3 23 (92.00%) FortiGate
3 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 23 (92.00%) LAN
3 23 (92.00%) Juniper
4 22 (88.00%) CCIE
4 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (88.00%) JNCIA
4 22 (88.00%) Fortinet
5 21 (84.00%) JNCIE
5 21 (84.00%) CCSE
5 21 (84.00%) CCIP
5 21 (84.00%) ITIL
5 21 (84.00%) CCDP
5 21 (84.00%) HP
5 21 (84.00%) ITSM
5 21 (84.00%) CCSA
5 21 (84.00%) Service Management
6 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (64.00%) Network Design
7 16 (64.00%) BIG-IP
8 14 (56.00%) HP ASE
8 14 (56.00%) HP MASE
9 12 (48.00%) Aruba

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Co-occurring 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 25 (100.00%) WAN
2 24 (96.00%) Wireless
3 23 (92.00%) Firewall
3 23 (92.00%) LAN
4 16 (64.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.00%) BGP
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) VRRP
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) ITIL
1 21 (84.00%) ITSM
1 21 (84.00%) Service Management
2 16 (64.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) CCIE
2 22 (88.00%) JNCIA
2 22 (88.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (84.00%) CCDP
3 21 (84.00%) CCIP
3 21 (84.00%) CCSA
3 21 (84.00%) CCSE
3 21 (84.00%) JNCIE
4 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (56.00%) HP ASE
5 14 (56.00%) HP MASE
6 9 (36.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (36.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) CCIE Security
8 1 (4.00%) CCNA
8 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (92.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
1 24 (96.00%) Riverbed
2 23 (92.00%) F5
2 23 (92.00%) Juniper
3 22 (88.00%) Fortinet
4 21 (84.00%) HP
5 12 (48.00%) Aruba
6 4 (16.00%) TippingPoint
7 1 (4.00%) VMware