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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 72 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.38% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.50% 5.03% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
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£315 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £42.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +27.81%
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
280 159 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.35% 12.87% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 71 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £214 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £410 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.83 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
Bolton - 1 £1,000 -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) CCNA
4 16 (42.11%) Juniper
4 16 (42.11%) VPN
5 15 (39.47%) CCIE
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) BGP
7 13 (34.21%) MPLS
8 12 (31.58%) OSPF
8 12 (31.58%) LAN
8 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 12 (31.58%) JNCIA
9 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
9 11 (28.95%) Linux
9 11 (28.95%) HSRP
10 10 (26.32%) Junos
10 10 (26.32%) IOS XR
10 10 (26.32%) Broadband
10 10 (26.32%) UNIX
10 10 (26.32%) L2TP
10 10 (26.32%) RSVP
10 10 (26.32%) VRRP
10 10 (26.32%) CCIP
10 10 (26.32%) IPv4
10 10 (26.32%) IPv6
10 10 (26.32%) BT 21CN
10 10 (26.32%) JNCIP
10 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (26.32%) Wireless

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) VPN
2 15 (39.47%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) BGP
4 13 (34.21%) MPLS
5 12 (31.58%) OSPF
5 12 (31.58%) LAN
6 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
6 11 (28.95%) HSRP
7 10 (26.32%) IOS XR
7 10 (26.32%) BT 21CN
7 10 (26.32%) Junos
7 10 (26.32%) Broadband
7 10 (26.32%) IPv4
7 10 (26.32%) IPv6
7 10 (26.32%) L2TP
7 10 (26.32%) RSVP
7 10 (26.32%) VRRP
7 10 (26.32%) Wireless
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) IP Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Operations Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Data Migration Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Telephony Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) ITIL
1 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 3 (7.89%) Network Management
2 3 (7.89%) Network Design
3 2 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) SOA
4 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.63%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (57.89%) CCNA
3 15 (39.47%) CCIE
4 12 (31.58%) JNCIA
5 10 (26.32%) CCIP
5 10 (26.32%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MCITP
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) CCENT
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) HNC
7 1 (2.63%) HND
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Juniper
3 10 (26.32%) BT
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.26%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) Vyatta
6 1 (2.63%) Infoblox