Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 February 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 127 127
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 23 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.72% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 8.40% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 38
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £270
90th Percentile £589 £695 £413
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -16.00% +17.19% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 350 393 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.92% 13.02% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 229 456
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £211 £222 £253
90th Percentile £538 £526 £572
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.63% -4.47% +14.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.80 £38.43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% - -3.13%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in West Yorkshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Leeds -13 11 £325 -7.14% 12
Halifax +11 9 £250 -5.66%
Wakefield -3 1 - -
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) CCNA
3 8 (34.78%) F5
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (17.39%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (8.70%) Network Management
8 2 (8.70%) Network Design
8 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) CCIE
8 2 (8.70%) CCDP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) BGP
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
4 4 (17.39%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) Broadband
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) MRTG
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) TACACS
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) IP Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Network Management
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Product Management
3 1 (4.35%) SFIA
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) F5
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy