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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 92 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.99% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 7.18% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
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£338 £428 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% +64.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £358 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £549 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £45.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.24% +73.07%
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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
289 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.61% 13.83% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 105 78
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 23
Average hourly rate £13.25 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.61% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) CCNA
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) Wireless
5 9 (27.27%) WAN
5 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 9 (27.27%) Juniper
6 7 (21.21%) VoIP
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) Network Security
8 5 (15.15%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) CCIE
8 5 (15.15%) MPLS
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) OSPF
9 4 (12.12%) Internet
9 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
9 4 (12.12%) Linux
9 4 (12.12%) IPsec
9 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.12%) VMware
10 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 3 (9.09%) BT

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) LAN
3 11 (33.33%) Wireless
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 7 (21.21%) VoIP
6 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) Network Security
7 5 (15.15%) MPLS
7 5 (15.15%) BGP
8 4 (12.12%) OSPF
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) IPsec
9 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
9 3 (9.09%) DHCP
9 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
9 3 (9.09%) FTP
9 3 (9.09%) HTTP
9 3 (9.09%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Network Support
3 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Expert
4 2 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.06%) JNCIS
5 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CCVP
5 2 (6.06%) CCIP
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCENT
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) HNC
6 1 (3.03%) HND
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) BT
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.03%) Vyatta
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