Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 124 114
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 25 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.73% 1.06% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 7.79% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £200 £269
90th Percentile £475 £633 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £45.00

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 518 411 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.05% 13.61% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 237 273
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £588 £554 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.15% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +9.23% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.95 £40.00 £16.79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.43 £14.53
% change year-on-year +10.05% -0.74% -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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in West Yorkshire

CCNP
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 20 November 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 -2 20 £425 +2.41% 10
Halifax -7 2 £354 +76.88% 4
Brighouse - 2 - -
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) BGP
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
6 12 (48.00%) OSPF
7 11 (44.00%) F5
7 11 (44.00%) CCNA
7 11 (44.00%) LAN
8 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 9 (36.00%) MPLS
10 8 (32.00%) Finance
10 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (28.00%) Network Design
11 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (28.00%) CCIE
12 6 (24.00%) DNS
12 6 (24.00%) High Availability
12 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (24.00%) Network Security
12 6 (24.00%) Degree
12 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
13 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
13 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (20.00%) NX-OS

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 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.00%) PaaS
2 5 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) BGP
3 13 (52.00%) WAN
4 12 (48.00%) OSPF
5 11 (44.00%) LAN
6 10 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (36.00%) MPLS
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (24.00%) DNS
9 6 (24.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
11 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (16.00%) VPN
12 3 (12.00%) 802.11
12 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (12.00%) VoIP
12 3 (12.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Network Design
3 6 (24.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Security Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCIE
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (16.00%) CCDP
7 3 (12.00%) CCSA
7 3 (12.00%) CCSE
7 3 (12.00%) MCSE
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CCIP
8 1 (4.00%) CCSM
8 1 (4.00%) CCSP
8 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) CISM
8 1 (4.00%) CISSP
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) KVM
2 1 (4.00%) QEMU
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) F5
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (16.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) Civica
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) ProCurve
9 1 (4.00%) Splunk
9 1 (4.00%) Veeam