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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 85 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 1.26% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.31% 6.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Median daily rate £325 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
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
260 276 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.71% 18.30% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 75
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £163 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.31 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.24% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £35.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 June 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
5 13 (41.94%) CCNA
5 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (38.71%) VoIP
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
8 10 (32.26%) F5
9 9 (29.03%) Network Security
9 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
9 9 (29.03%) LAN
10 8 (25.81%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) Juniper
11 7 (22.58%) CCIE
12 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) Wireless
12 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
13 5 (16.13%) SmoothWall
13 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
13 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
13 5 (16.13%) Migration
13 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
13 5 (16.13%) Avaya
13 5 (16.13%) MPLS
13 5 (16.13%) OSPF
13 5 (16.13%) BGP
13 5 (16.13%) Clearswift

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 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (38.71%) VoIP
4 11 (35.48%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) BIG-IP
5 9 (29.03%) LAN
5 9 (29.03%) Network Security
6 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
7 5 (16.13%) IP Telephony
7 5 (16.13%) MPLS
7 5 (16.13%) OSPF
8 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
8 4 (12.90%) NetScreen
8 4 (12.90%) SSL
9 3 (9.68%) DNS
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Network Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) ICT Assistant
7 2 (6.45%) ICT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) ICT Network Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) WAP
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Email Filtering
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Web Filtering
5 2 (6.45%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.23%) Database Security
6 1 (3.23%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCNA
3 7 (22.58%) CCIE
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCSA
5 2 (6.45%) CISSP
5 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.45%) MCSA
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ACSA
6 1 (3.23%) ACSP
6 1 (3.23%) CCENT
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CISMP
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SmoothWall
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
5 5 (16.13%) Clearswift
5 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Meraki
8 1 (3.23%) Nortel
8 1 (3.23%) Novell
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Wyse