Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 143 128
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 41 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.93% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 6.74% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -7.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £247 £201 £267
90th Percentile £505 £441 £510
England median daily rate £413 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +6.80% -3.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £45.00
10th Percentile £15.24 - £42.50
90th Percentile £19.59 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +63.27% -45.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 747 608 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.42% 13.76% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 366 436
Yorkshire median daily rate £426 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% +5.19% +1.40%
10th Percentile £269 £196 £231
90th Percentile £625 £553 £536
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 33
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +2.99% -6.03%
10th Percentile £9.78 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £26.44 £40.00 £24.75
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year +21.66% -8.09% -0.62%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -11 30 £425 +28.30% 17
South Yorkshire -10 6 £333 +7.26% 1
North Yorkshire +2 4 £386 +28.75% 2
East Yorkshire -3 1 £200 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (73.17%) CheckPoint
2 30 (73.17%) Firewall
3 29 (70.73%) BGP
4 28 (68.29%) WAN
5 26 (63.41%) OSPF
6 21 (51.22%) LAN
7 20 (48.78%) MPLS
8 18 (43.90%) CCNA
8 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (36.59%) F5
9 15 (36.59%) Finance
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (31.71%) DNS
10 13 (31.71%) CCIE
10 13 (31.71%) NX-OS
11 12 (29.27%) VPN
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (29.27%) Degree
11 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
13 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
13 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (24.39%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (21.95%) Network Security
15 8 (19.51%) VPLS
15 8 (19.51%) VoIP
16 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.07%) IaaS
2 7 (17.07%) PaaS
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) Firewall
2 29 (70.73%) BGP
3 28 (68.29%) WAN
4 26 (63.41%) OSPF
5 21 (51.22%) LAN
6 20 (48.78%) MPLS
7 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (31.71%) DNS
8 13 (31.71%) NX-OS
9 12 (29.27%) VPN
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (21.95%) Network Security
12 8 (19.51%) VoIP
12 8 (19.51%) VPLS
13 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
15 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Network Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (17.07%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (14.63%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
5 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) Network Design
5 6 (14.63%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.20%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.88%) B2B
9 2 (4.88%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.88%) Python
1 2 (4.88%) Tcl
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (43.90%) CCNA
3 13 (31.71%) CCIE
4 12 (29.27%) Degree
5 10 (24.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.32%) CCDP
7 3 (7.32%) CCSA
7 3 (7.32%) CCSE
8 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.88%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.88%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (73.17%) CheckPoint
3 15 (36.59%) F5
4 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
5 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.88%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.88%) Dell
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (2.44%) Meraki
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk