Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 144 137
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 34 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.02% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 7.14% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +17.86%
10th Percentile £237 £300 £298
90th Percentile £575 £575 £510
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.59 £17.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.50% - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% -22.67% +5.63%

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 537 714 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.38% 14.22% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 441 366
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £256
90th Percentile £559 £588 £553
England median daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.76% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 27
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.41 £29.50 £42.40
England median hourly rate £35.95 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +49.79% -12.73% +7.84%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +32 23 £450 +5.88% 4
South Yorkshire -17 9 £290 -29.70% 1
East Yorkshire +2 2 £358 +78.75% 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (82.35%) Cisco
3 24 (70.59%) Firewall
4 16 (47.06%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Network Security
5 14 (41.18%) LAN
6 13 (38.24%) CCNA
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
9 8 (23.53%) F5
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) Wireless
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
12 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
12 5 (14.71%) Network Design
12 5 (14.71%) OSPF
12 5 (14.71%) BGP
12 5 (14.71%) CCDA
12 5 (14.71%) VoIP
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) Information Security
13 4 (11.76%) AWS
13 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
14 3 (8.82%) Service Design

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 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Azure
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) Network Security
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 14 (41.18%) LAN
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (17.65%) Wireless
6 5 (14.71%) BGP
6 5 (14.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (14.71%) OSPF
6 5 (14.71%) VoIP
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) WLAN
8 2 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (5.88%) SMTP
8 2 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Network Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 4 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Service Design
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 5 (14.71%) CCDA
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CCSP
6 2 (5.88%) CCVP
6 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
6 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) CheckPoint
3 8 (23.53%) F5
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) Palo Alto
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) IronPort
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.88%) Sonus
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (2.94%) Veeam