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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 1.24% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.08% 6.10% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£500 £340 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +17.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
149 164 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.17% 20.37% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 82 50
Average daily rate £425 £399 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £142 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.30 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 2 June 2015. 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 -1 7 £500 +47.05%
Macclesfield - 5 £460 - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 2
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) CCIE
4 16 (59.26%) CCNA
5 10 (37.04%) HP
6 9 (33.33%) Network Management
7 8 (29.63%) Opsware
7 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (29.63%) NetScout
7 8 (29.63%) CMDB
7 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (29.63%) HP NNM
8 7 (25.93%) Change Management
9 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
11 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
11 3 (11.11%) SIEM
11 3 (11.11%) Information Security
11 3 (11.11%) CISSP
11 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 3 (11.11%) DNS
11 3 (11.11%) WAN
11 3 (11.11%) DHCP
12 2 (7.41%) SQL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) OSPF
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.70%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Network Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) CMDB
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Management
2 8 (29.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
5 3 (11.11%) SIEM
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCIE
3 16 (59.26%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CEH
7 1 (3.70%) NCIE
7 1 (3.70%) VCAP
7 1 (3.70%) CCSA
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Opsware
3 8 (29.63%) NetScout
4 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 2 (7.41%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Draytek
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) 3Com
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 24 days ago