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 1 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 60 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.79% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 10.06% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Average daily rate
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- £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+106.89% -20.90%
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
198 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.54% 17.79% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 72 99
Average daily rate £400 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 7
Average hourly rate £18.03 £31.56 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.86% +46.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +14 4 - - 4
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) CCIE
6 6 (35.29%) OSPF
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Local Government
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) CCSA
6 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
7 5 (29.41%) F5
7 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
7 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) GPEN
9 1 (5.88%) OSCP
9 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (5.88%) Information Security
9 1 (5.88%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.88%) Network Security
9 1 (5.88%) PowerShell

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 6 (35.29%) BGP
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) VLAN
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) CCIE
3 6 (35.29%) CCSA
4 1 (5.88%) GPEN
4 1 (5.88%) OSCP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) GSEC
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) RHCE
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) SolarWinds
3 5 (29.41%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Riverbed
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee