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 25 September 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 90 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.80% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.77% 5.51% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+107.14% -53.33%
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
251 272 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.01% 14.57% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 129 112
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £285 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £10.45 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.30 £24.70 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (91.67%) Cisco
3 26 (72.22%) Firewall
4 17 (47.22%) WAN
5 15 (41.67%) VoIP
6 14 (38.89%) LAN
6 14 (38.89%) CCNA
7 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
8 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (30.56%) F5
9 11 (30.56%) Network Security
10 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
11 9 (25.00%) Juniper
11 9 (25.00%) MPLS
11 9 (25.00%) BGP
11 9 (25.00%) Clearswift
11 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (22.22%) SmoothWall
12 8 (22.22%) BIG-IP
12 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
12 8 (22.22%) OSPF
12 8 (22.22%) Avaya
12 8 (22.22%) Migration
13 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
13 7 (19.44%) DNS
13 7 (19.44%) SSL
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (19.44%) Email Filtering

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 17 (47.22%) WAN
3 15 (41.67%) VoIP
4 14 (38.89%) LAN
5 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (30.56%) Network Security
7 9 (25.00%) BGP
7 9 (25.00%) MPLS
8 8 (22.22%) BIG-IP
8 8 (22.22%) OSPF
9 7 (19.44%) DNS
9 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
9 7 (19.44%) SSL
10 6 (16.67%) NetScreen
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.89%) NetScaler
12 4 (11.11%) VPN
13 3 (8.33%) DHCP
13 3 (8.33%) IPsec
13 3 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) ICT Assistant
5 3 (8.33%) ICT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) ICT Network Manager
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) PKI
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
1 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (22.22%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Email Filtering
4 7 (19.44%) Web Filtering
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (13.89%) Change Control
7 4 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.11%) Network Design
8 2 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (5.56%) CCDP
5 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.78%) CCDA
6 1 (2.78%) CCENT
6 1 (2.78%) CISA
6 1 (2.78%) CISM
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (2.78%) CNE
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
3 11 (30.56%) F5
4 9 (25.00%) Clearswift
4 9 (25.00%) Juniper
5 8 (22.22%) Avaya
5 8 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Kaspersky
7 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 2 (5.56%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Aruba
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) Nortel
8 1 (2.78%) Novell
8 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) VMware