Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 118 134
Rank change year-on-year -34 +16 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.62% 1.02% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 7.61% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £285 £294
90th Percentile £681 £625 £414
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £345
% change year-on-year -9.09% +19.57% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 411 368 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.16% 13.36% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 217 403
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £244 £253 £257
90th Percentile £575 £540 £599
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.99 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.40% +42.67% +10.07%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.38 £11.78
90th Percentile £40.60 £39.80 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.32
% change year-on-year -5.26% +24.02% -9.88%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 May 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

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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 22 May 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 -19 18 £500 +25.00% 9
Halifax +1 2 £313 +17.92%
Bradford - 1 - - 1
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) MPLS
3 9 (42.86%) F5
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (23.81%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) CCDE
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
8 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 4 (19.05%) CCSP
8 4 (19.05%) CCIP
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Network Design
8 4 (19.05%) High Availability
9 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 9 (42.86%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (28.57%) BGP
5 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (9.52%) Network Security
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Runbook
5 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCDE
4 4 (19.05%) CCIP
4 4 (19.05%) CCSP
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCDP
5 1 (4.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
6 2 (9.52%) Civica
7 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.76%) Mercator