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 3 months to 23 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)
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 105 64
Rank change year-on-year +57 -41  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.57% 1.25% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 2.24% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Median daily rate £438 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +24.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £210 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £363 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.03% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 206 893 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 35.95% 55.85% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 597 117
Median daily rate £350 £309 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -9.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 64 22
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.58 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.42 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the North East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in the North East

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +68 9 £438 +25.00% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 25 (89.29%) LAN
3 25 (89.29%) Wireless
3 25 (89.29%) Riverbed
3 25 (89.29%) F5
4 24 (85.71%) Firewall
4 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
5 23 (82.14%) CCIE
5 23 (82.14%) Juniper
5 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
5 23 (82.14%) JNCIA
5 23 (82.14%) FortiGate
6 22 (78.57%) CCSA
6 22 (78.57%) Fortinet
6 22 (78.57%) CCDP
6 22 (78.57%) HP
7 21 (75.00%) ITIL
7 21 (75.00%) CCIP
7 21 (75.00%) ITSM
7 21 (75.00%) Service Management
7 21 (75.00%) JNCIE
7 21 (75.00%) CCSE
8 18 (64.29%) BIG-IP
8 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
9 17 (60.71%) Network Design
10 14 (50.00%) HP ASE
10 14 (50.00%) HP MASE
11 13 (46.43%) Aruba

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) WAN
2 25 (89.29%) LAN
2 25 (89.29%) Wireless
3 24 (85.71%) Firewall
4 18 (64.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) NX-OS
7 1 (3.57%) OSPF
7 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VRRP
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Network Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Call Centre Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) ITIL
1 21 (75.00%) ITSM
1 21 (75.00%) Service Management
2 17 (60.71%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (82.14%) CCIE
2 23 (82.14%) JNCIA
2 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) CCDP
3 22 (78.57%) CCSA
4 21 (75.00%) CCIP
4 21 (75.00%) CCSE
4 21 (75.00%) JNCIE
5 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 14 (50.00%) HP ASE
6 14 (50.00%) HP MASE
7 10 (35.71%) Degree
8 9 (32.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (14.29%) CCNA
9 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.57%) CCIE Security
10 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (82.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) F5
2 25 (89.29%) Riverbed
3 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 23 (82.14%) Juniper
5 22 (78.57%) Fortinet
5 22 (78.57%) HP
6 13 (46.43%) Aruba
7 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) VMware
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