Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 119 125
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 27 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 1.10% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% 8.05% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £306 £325 £285
90th Percentile £681 £590 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £428 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.14% -
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 506 385 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.94% 13.65% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 213 355
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £272 £263
90th Percentile £591 £550 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +1.43% +4.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -4.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.55 £41.75 £17.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year -0.51% +17.65% -17.36%

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

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -18 22 £425 -1.16% 12
Brighouse - 2 - -
Halifax - 1 £325 -
Bradford - 1 - -
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) F5
4 13 (48.15%) CCNA
5 12 (44.44%) MPLS
6 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
8 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
8 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) Network Design
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (25.93%) High Availability
9 7 (25.93%) BGP
10 6 (22.22%) Juniper
10 6 (22.22%) VPN
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (18.52%) Network Security
11 5 (18.52%) CCDE
11 5 (18.52%) CCSP
11 5 (18.52%) CCIP
11 5 (18.52%) VoIP
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree

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 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) MPLS
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) BGP
7 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
8 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (18.52%) Network Security
8 5 (18.52%) Spanning Tree
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
9 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (11.11%) 802.11
11 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (7.41%) DNS
11 2 (7.41%) OSPF
12 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Design
2 7 (25.93%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.70%) Availability Management
6 1 (3.70%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.70%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) CCDE
3 5 (18.52%) CCIP
3 5 (18.52%) CCSP
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) CCSA
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSM
6 1 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) QEMU
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) F5
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (22.22%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.81%) HP
7 3 (11.11%) Civica
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) CA
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Mercator
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.70%) Splunk
8 1 (3.70%) Veeam