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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 92 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.93% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 5.90% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £253 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 305 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 12.98% 15.77% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 201 165
Median daily rate £388 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +8.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -1.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £35.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +9 11 £400 +14.28% 5
Halifax -1 1 £265 -29.33%
CCNP
Yorkshire

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 19 (65.52%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (51.72%) F5
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (48.28%) CCNA
7 13 (44.83%) CCIE
7 13 (44.83%) BGP
8 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
8 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
9 10 (34.48%) Juniper
9 10 (34.48%) WAN
9 10 (34.48%) ITIL
10 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
11 8 (27.59%) WLAN
11 8 (27.59%) Wireless
12 7 (24.14%) LAN
12 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
13 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
13 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 6 (20.69%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (20.69%) VPN
14 5 (17.24%) SQL
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (17.24%) CCSP
14 5 (17.24%) HP
14 5 (17.24%) CCDA

CCNP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) BGP
5 11 (37.93%) EIGRP
6 10 (34.48%) WAN
7 8 (27.59%) Wireless
7 8 (27.59%) WLAN
8 7 (24.14%) LAN
9 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 5 (17.24%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (13.79%) DMVPN
11 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (13.79%) IOS XR
12 3 (10.34%) MPLS
12 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (6.90%) IPsec
13 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Network Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Change Control
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.45%) Health Informatics
6 1 (3.45%) Informatics
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 13 (44.83%) CCIE
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) CCDA
5 5 (17.24%) CCSE
5 5 (17.24%) CCSP
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (17.24%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (13.79%) FortiGate
1 4 (13.79%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (13.79%) OPNET
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) F5
3 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
4 10 (34.48%) Juniper
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (20.69%) Fortinet
7 5 (17.24%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Aruba
8 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (13.79%) BMC
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Motorola
8 4 (13.79%) Samsung
8 4 (13.79%) Splunk
8 4 (13.79%) TippingPoint
9 3 (10.34%) Nortel
10 1 (3.45%) Avaya
10 1 (3.45%) BT
10 1 (3.45%) Intel Security