Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 118 137
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 46 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.84% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 12.47% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 61
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £208 £266 £275
90th Percentile £590 £460 £438
England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -60.32%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +23.97%

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 639 810 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.51% 14.75% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 484 682
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £520
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.57 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% -8.17% +2.32%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.75 £34.80
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -9 34 £350 - 10
South Yorkshire +6 9 £435 +35.94%
North Yorkshire -6 2 £338 -3.57%
East Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (93.48%) Cisco
3 28 (60.87%) Firewall
4 20 (43.48%) F5
5 17 (36.96%) CCNA
5 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (34.78%) WAN
7 15 (32.61%) LAN
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.09%) BGP
9 12 (26.09%) FortiGate
9 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 9 (19.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (19.57%) EIGRP
12 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
12 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
12 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 8 (17.39%) Network Design
12 8 (17.39%) Fortinet
12 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
13 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (15.22%) VPN
14 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
14 6 (13.04%) Wireless
15 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
15 5 (10.87%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Confluence
1 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (34.78%) WAN
4 15 (32.61%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) BGP
5 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (19.57%) EIGRP
6 9 (19.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (15.22%) VPN
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.70%) WLAN
10 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.52%) Broadband
10 3 (6.52%) MPLS
10 3 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (4.35%) MRTG
11 2 (4.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (47.83%) Network Engineer
3 19 (41.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IP Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Telephony Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Debian
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
1 8 (17.39%) Network Design
2 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.87%) Migration
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.70%) Line Management
5 4 (8.70%) Network Management
5 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Data Management
6 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.52%) SFIA
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.96%) CCNA
3 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) CISSP
6 4 (8.70%) CCDP
7 3 (6.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) CISM
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
8 2 (4.35%) CCDA
8 2 (4.35%) CCIE
8 2 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (4.35%) CCSE
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) MCSA
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.35%) Netcool
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) F5
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.39%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (8.70%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Aruba
6 3 (6.52%) Motorola
7 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) Remedy
7 2 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) Huawei
8 1 (2.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.17%) Qualys
8 1 (2.17%) Trend Micro