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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 103 101 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 1.25% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.97% 7.76% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 60
Median daily rate £375 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £156 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £336
% change year-on-year -0.68% +7.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.94 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.63% -6.87%  

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 318 451 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.99% 16.10% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 282 271
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

CCNP
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

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Yorkshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Yorkshire

CCNP
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 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +15 12 £400 +6.66% 9
North Yorkshire +10 3 £375 +36.36% 2
South Yorkshire -12 2 £350 +94.44%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (97.92%) Cisco
3 30 (62.50%) Firewall
4 26 (54.17%) CCNA
5 24 (50.00%) F5
6 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (41.67%) CCIE
7 20 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (35.42%) BGP
9 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
10 14 (29.17%) ITIL
10 14 (29.17%) WAN
11 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
12 12 (25.00%) LAN
13 11 (22.92%) Wireless
13 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
14 10 (20.83%) Juniper
14 10 (20.83%) WLAN
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
16 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
16 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (16.67%) CCSE
16 8 (16.67%) Network Security
17 7 (14.58%) VPN
17 7 (14.58%) OSPF
18 6 (12.50%) CCDA
18 6 (12.50%) HP
18 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
18 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related 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 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (35.42%) BGP
5 14 (29.17%) WAN
6 13 (27.08%) EIGRP
7 12 (25.00%) LAN
8 11 (22.92%) Wireless
9 10 (20.83%) WLAN
10 8 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (16.67%) Network Security
11 7 (14.58%) OSPF
11 7 (14.58%) VPN
12 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (8.33%) DMVPN
13 4 (8.33%) IOS XR
13 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (6.25%) MPLS
14 3 (6.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Network Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.08%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Security Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) DataPower
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (10.42%) Change Control
3 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Network Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Health Informatics
7 1 (2.08%) Informatics
7 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (54.17%) CCNA
3 20 (41.67%) CCIE
4 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.67%) CCSE
5 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) CCDA
7 5 (10.42%) CCSP
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
8 3 (6.25%) CCSA
8 3 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CCDP
9 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.08%) CCVP
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (8.33%) OPNET
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco CME
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) F5
3 16 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.83%) Juniper
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) TippingPoint
6 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.33%) Aruba
7 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.33%) BMC
7 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) Motorola
7 4 (8.33%) Samsung
7 4 (8.33%) Splunk
8 3 (6.25%) Nortel
9 2 (4.17%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.17%) Riverbed