Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 144 105
Rank change year-on-year +56 -39 -24
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.87% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.10% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £513 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% +19.05% +27.83%
10th Percentile £331 £280 £267
90th Percentile £750 £400 £329
North East median daily rate £513 £350 £310
% change year-on-year +46.43% +13.09% +33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +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 341 1178 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.27% 49.12% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 843 279
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.10% -6.10% -6.67%
10th Percentile £267 £218 £230
90th Percentile £532 £488 £535
North East median daily rate £360 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 79 42
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.80% +41.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £15.00 £14.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £42.58
North East median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +28.57% +41.77% -28.18%

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +54 6 £513 +46.43% 2
Sunderland - 2 - -
CCNP
North East

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 Tyne and Wear 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 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:

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