Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 121 125
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 31 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.62% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 11.74% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 45
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £200 £269 £281
90th Percentile £641 £563 £408
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +200.00% -60.32%

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 417 494 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.74% 13.81% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 268 449
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £255
90th Percentile £553 £565 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 19 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £16.79 £35.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.53 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% -6.24% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Leeds -6 17 £400 +14.29% 4
Halifax - 8 £200 - 1
Wakefield -7 4 - -
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (48.39%) F5
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) CCNA
6 9 (29.03%) BGP
7 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
8 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
8 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
8 7 (22.58%) LAN
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
8 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
9 6 (19.35%) Network Design
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (16.13%) CISSP
10 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
11 4 (12.90%) Network Security
11 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
11 4 (12.90%) CCDP
11 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
11 4 (12.90%) Project Management
11 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.68%) Telecoms

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 2 (6.45%) Confluence
1 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 16 (51.61%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (29.03%) BGP
4 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (25.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
5 7 (22.58%) LAN
5 7 (22.58%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
8 2 (6.45%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
9 1 (3.23%) Broadband
9 1 (3.23%) Internet
9 1 (3.23%) MPLS
9 1 (3.23%) MRTG
9 1 (3.23%) TACACS
9 1 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 3 (9.68%) Open Source
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
4 3 (9.68%) SFIA
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Kanban
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) CISSP
4 4 (12.90%) CCDP
5 3 (9.68%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) CISM
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
6 2 (6.45%) CCDA
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CCSE
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.23%) Netcool
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) F5
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Qualys
7 1 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.23%) VMware