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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 71 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 0.90% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 5.14% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £280 £500 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +55.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £436 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
292 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.76% 17.47% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 94 85
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 11
Median hourly rate £39.30 £16.16 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.19% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.74 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.86 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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
Crewe - 6 - -
Warrington - 3 £425 -
Chester 0 2 £225 -55.00%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 21 (70.00%) CCNA
4 19 (63.33%) Cisco
5 17 (56.67%) Juniper
6 16 (53.33%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
10 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 7 (23.33%) SSL
10 7 (23.33%) DHCP
10 7 (23.33%) CCIE
11 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.00%) VoIP
11 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
12 5 (16.67%) SSH
12 5 (16.67%) JNCIA
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) OSPF
12 5 (16.67%) BGP
12 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
13 4 (13.33%) HP
13 4 (13.33%) VMware
13 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
14 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing

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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) LAN
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security
5 7 (23.33%) DHCP
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
5 7 (23.33%) SSL
6 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) VoIP
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 5 (16.67%) OSPF
7 5 (16.67%) SSH
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.00%) IGRP
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
10 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (6.67%) Internet
10 2 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Network Support
7 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 2 (6.67%) Informatics
2 2 (6.67%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) ITSM
3 2 (6.67%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.67%) Security Management
3 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) CCNA
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) CCIE
5 5 (16.67%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.67%) CCDP
7 1 (3.33%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) Juniper
3 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Nortel
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Nokia
6 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) F5
7 1 (3.33%) Meraki