The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Lancashire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 48 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.82% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£268 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £306 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.74% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +47.72%
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 55 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.62% 21.07% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 137
Average daily rate £377 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £113 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £335 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +49.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
CCNP
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CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Lancashire region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Lancashire region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CCNP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Meru Networks