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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 1.06% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 4.98% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £338 £488 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £194 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £510 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
83 201 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.34% 21.36% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 85 107
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.21 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.53 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +22 4 £338 -30.76%
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) Wireless
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) CCNA
6 5 (50.00%) BGP
6 5 (50.00%) VLAN
7 4 (40.00%) Network Security
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (40.00%) OSPF
7 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (30.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) CCIE
8 3 (30.00%) VoIP
8 3 (30.00%) H.323
8 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
9 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (20.00%) Local Government
9 2 (20.00%) F5
9 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (20.00%) Service Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
6 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (40.00%) Network Security
6 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (30.00%) H.323
7 3 (30.00%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 3 (30.00%) VPN
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
9 1 (10.00%) Internet
9 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Principal Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (10.00%) BYOD
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) CWNA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) VMware