The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 92 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.20% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 8.85% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £363 £294 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £289 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £299 £418
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 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -32.00%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 192 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.53% 13.55% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 102 81
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £554 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £13.60 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) CCNA
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) WAN
6 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (32.00%) CCIE
6 8 (32.00%) Network Security
7 7 (28.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) Wireless
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) WLAN
8 6 (24.00%) LAN
8 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (20.00%) FWSM
9 5 (20.00%) 802.1X
9 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (20.00%) SSL
9 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 5 (20.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.00%) SAN
9 5 (20.00%) IPsec
9 5 (20.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) DMZ
10 4 (16.00%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) Network Security
5 7 (28.00%) VoIP
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) WLAN
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (20.00%) FWSM
7 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (20.00%) IPsec
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) SSL
7 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) DMZ
8 4 (16.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IP Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) IVR
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) CCIE
4 4 (16.00%) CCDP
5 3 (12.00%) ACSA
5 3 (12.00%) ACSP
5 3 (12.00%) CCIP
5 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) IBM Certification
5 3 (12.00%) MCDST
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
5 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 3 (12.00%) MCTS
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) RHCE
5 3 (12.00%) RHCSA
6 2 (8.00%) CCVP
7 1 (4.00%) CCDA
7 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Avaya
5 4 (16.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Apple
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) Polycom
7 2 (8.00%) Siemens
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) IronPort
8 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto