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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 65 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.06% 1.95% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 7.54% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £488 £306 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.18% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £358 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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
206 199 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.82% 25.81% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 84
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -2 8 £488 - 1
Chester -4 2 £155 -58.60% 1
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 5 (23.81%) SSH
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) SSL
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 5 (23.81%) MPLS
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
7 4 (19.05%) NHS
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
9 2 (9.52%) Local Government
9 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Juniper
9 2 (9.52%) LAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) MPLS
4 5 (23.81%) SSH
4 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Network Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Network Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) NHS
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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