Period
to 23 September 2018

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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 73 149
Rank change year-on-year -12 +76 -48
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.88% 1.56% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 3.86% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +25.00% +24.11%
10th Percentile £523 £310 £212
90th Percentile £638 £576 £394
North East median daily rate £625 £438 £350
% change year-on-year +42.86% +25.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.29% -
North East median hourly rate - £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -39.29% +107.41%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 302 363 1,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.33% 40.56% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 973
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £360 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -10.00%
10th Percentile £192 £263 £220
90th Percentile £541 £541 £476
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 89
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +21.43% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.38 £13.63 £16.60
90th Percentile £30.38 £48.92 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -51.49% +21.43% +55.56%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Tyne and Wear

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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 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 5 £625 +31.58% 4
Sunderland 0 3 - -
CCNP
North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Network Security
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (37.50%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (37.50%) SFIA
5 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Contract Management
5 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
5 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (37.50%) TrustSec
5 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Availability Management

CCNP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) MVS
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) VME
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Availability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Contract Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) SFIA
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (37.50%) FortiGate
1 3 (37.50%) TrustSec
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle