The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 60 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.13% 0.72% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.16% 2.14% 0.73%
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 £336
% change year-on-year -0.68% +7.96%  
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 Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 234 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.69% 33.52% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 158 79
Median daily rate £360 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.07%  
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 4 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 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 18 £360 +43.28%
CCNP
North East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (92.59%) Cisco
3 24 (88.89%) WAN
3 24 (88.89%) Wireless
4 23 (85.19%) Riverbed
4 23 (85.19%) F5
4 23 (85.19%) LAN
4 23 (85.19%) HP
5 22 (81.48%) CCIE
5 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
5 22 (81.48%) Firewall
5 22 (81.48%) JNCIA
6 21 (77.78%) CCSA
6 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
7 20 (74.07%) Juniper
7 20 (74.07%) ITIL
7 20 (74.07%) ITSM
7 20 (74.07%) Fortinet
7 20 (74.07%) FortiGate
7 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
8 19 (70.37%) JNCIE
8 19 (70.37%) CCSE
8 19 (70.37%) CCIP
8 19 (70.37%) Service Management
8 19 (70.37%) CCDP
9 17 (62.96%) Network Design
10 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
10 16 (59.26%) Aruba
11 13 (48.15%) HP ASE
11 13 (48.15%) HP MASE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (88.89%) WAN
1 24 (88.89%) Wireless
2 23 (85.19%) LAN
3 22 (81.48%) Firewall
4 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) DTS
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Network Support
2 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) ITIL
1 20 (74.07%) ITSM
2 19 (70.37%) Service Management
3 17 (62.96%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Security
4 1 (3.70%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (81.48%) CCIE
2 22 (81.48%) JNCIA
2 22 (81.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (77.78%) CCSA
4 20 (74.07%) SC Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) CCDP
5 19 (70.37%) CCIP
5 19 (70.37%) CCSE
5 19 (70.37%) JNCIE
6 13 (48.15%) HP ASE
6 13 (48.15%) HP MASE
7 11 (40.74%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) CCNA
9 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
9 1 (3.70%) MCP
9 1 (3.70%) MCSE
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
2 23 (85.19%) F5
2 23 (85.19%) HP
2 23 (85.19%) Riverbed
3 21 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 20 (74.07%) Fortinet
4 20 (74.07%) Juniper
5 16 (59.26%) Aruba
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) SAP