The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 0.46% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 3.38% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.74% -8.24%
CCNP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
120 148 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.15% 13.54% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 85 85
Median daily rate £400 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £342 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £648 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 19
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Cheshire region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Macclesfield - 2 £375 -
Warrington +15 1 - -
Chester -3 1 £400 -17.94% 1
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) CCNA
3 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 16 (59.26%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) CCIE
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 5 (18.52%) OSPF
8 5 (18.52%) BGP
8 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
8 5 (18.52%) Wireless
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (14.81%) VPN
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 3 (11.11%) IGRP
10 3 (11.11%) HP
10 3 (11.11%) Nortel
10 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) Network Design
11 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) WAN
3 8 (29.63%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) BGP
5 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
5 5 (18.52%) OSPF
5 5 (18.52%) VoIP
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) IGRP
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
8 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 2 (7.41%) Internet
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) PBX
8 2 (7.41%) SSL
9 1 (3.70%) WLAN
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Health Informatics
2 2 (7.41%) Informatics
2 2 (7.41%) IVR
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITSM
3 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
3 2 (7.41%) Security Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCNA
3 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.41%) CCDP
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Nortel
6 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Nokia
6 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.70%) Meraki
7 1 (3.70%) Riverbed