The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 45 29
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.44% 2.75% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 15.46% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 13
Median daily rate £350 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £296 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 97 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.82% 17.77% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 45
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £177 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Doncaster -9 1 £275 +83.33%
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) TACACS
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (22.22%) CCDP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco CME
7 1 (11.11%) FWSM
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) TACACS
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CME
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire
3 1 (11.11%) VMware