Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 146 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 -34 +21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 40 40 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.90% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 6.22% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 56
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14% -
10th Percentile £293 £201 £266
90th Percentile £475 £590 £463
England median daily rate £410 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £23.46 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -41.36% +14.29% -22.22%

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 746 643 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.02% 14.46% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 388 480
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.34% +5.26%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £254
90th Percentile £594 £553 £563
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.88 £14.43 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.05% -0.74% -6.24%
10th Percentile £12.80 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £31.35 £40.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +6.25%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 2018. 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 25 £425 +21.43% 15
South Yorkshire -2 8 £359 -15.09%
North Yorkshire +3 5 £425 +25.93%
East Yorkshire +2 1 £200 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 25 (62.50%) Firewall
4 23 (57.50%) WAN
5 21 (52.50%) CCNA
6 19 (47.50%) LAN
7 17 (42.50%) OSPF
7 17 (42.50%) BGP
8 15 (37.50%) MPLS
8 15 (37.50%) F5
9 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 11 (27.50%) DNS
9 11 (27.50%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (25.00%) Network Security
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (22.50%) CCIE
11 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (20.00%) Network Design
13 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 7 (17.50%) VPN
13 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
13 7 (17.50%) High Availability
13 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
14 6 (15.00%) 802.1X
14 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working

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 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) IaaS
3 5 (12.50%) PaaS
3 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) WAN
3 19 (47.50%) LAN
4 17 (42.50%) BGP
4 17 (42.50%) OSPF
5 15 (37.50%) MPLS
6 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (27.50%) DNS
7 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (25.00%) Network Security
8 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.50%) VPN
9 6 (15.00%) VoIP
9 6 (15.00%) Wireless
10 5 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (12.50%) NX-OS
11 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
11 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (7.50%) H.323
12 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.00%) Network Design
3 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security Management
7 3 (7.50%) Security Management
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Change Control
8 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (52.50%) CCNA
3 9 (22.50%) CCIE
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (10.00%) CCDP
6 4 (10.00%) MCSE
6 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.50%) CCSA
7 3 (7.50%) CCSE
8 1 (2.50%) CCIP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSP
8 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) CISM
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) KVM
2 1 (2.50%) QEMU
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (65.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (37.50%) F5
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Aruba
6 4 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (10.00%) Meraki
7 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.50%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.50%) CA
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) NetApp
9 1 (2.50%) Splunk