Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 152 102
Rank change year-on-year +60 -50 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.65% 0.55% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 1.20% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
North East median daily rate £513 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% +13.09% +33.84%
10th Percentile £331 £291 £270
90th Percentile £750 £400 £394
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +107.41% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% -21.11% +23.97%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 410 1252 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.44% 45.56% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 884 316
North East median daily rate £360 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £225
90th Percentile £519 £493 £535
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 85 62
North East median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +41.77% -28.18%
10th Percentile £10.30 £14.48 £12.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the North East

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in the North East

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the North East

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in the North East

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +56 8 £513 +46.43% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North East region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) SFIA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) VRRP
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SFIA
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSE
3 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE Security
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) VMware