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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.91% 1.29% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.88% 9.15% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 20
Median daily rate £430 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £429 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £39.00 £41.29
% change year-on-year -17.30% -5.54%  

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 189 284 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.26% 14.04% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 190
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +8.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.32 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.50 £20.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +11 12 £430 +12.41% 2
CCNP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) BGP
4 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
4 16 (64.00%) Firewall
5 15 (60.00%) F5
6 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
7 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (48.00%) Fortinet
7 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (40.00%) Migration
9 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
9 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
9 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (36.00%) WLAN
11 8 (32.00%) WAN
11 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
12 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
12 7 (28.00%) DataPower
12 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
12 7 (28.00%) Splunk
12 7 (28.00%) HP UCMDB
12 7 (28.00%) IBM
12 7 (28.00%) HP
12 7 (28.00%) CCNA

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%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (40.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) BGP
2 16 (64.00%) EIGRP
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (36.00%) WLAN
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (32.00%) WAN
8 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
8 7 (28.00%) IOS XR
9 4 (16.00%) MPLS
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 3 (12.00%) DWDM
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
10 3 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (8.00%) OSPF
11 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (28.00%) DataPower
3 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (28.00%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (28.00%) OPNET
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) F5
3 12 (48.00%) Fortinet
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (28.00%) BMC
5 7 (28.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) IBM
5 7 (28.00%) Motorola
5 7 (28.00%) Splunk
5 7 (28.00%) TippingPoint
6 3 (12.00%) BT
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) Nokia
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed