The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 72 67 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 4.80% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+117.82% -8.18%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.79% 12.95% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 75
Average daily rate £365 £292 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCNP
North West

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) CCDP
4 9 (52.94%) MPLS
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) CCIE
6 6 (35.29%) Juniper
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Network Design
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) BGP
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (29.41%) RHCE
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
7 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
8 4 (23.53%) ACSP
8 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) Network Management
8 4 (23.53%) HSRP
8 4 (23.53%) Multicast
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) SNMP
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) Avaya
8 4 (23.53%) CCIP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Network Security
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
5 5 (29.41%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) HSRP
6 4 (23.53%) Multicast
6 4 (23.53%) SNMP
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.88%) VRRP
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Security Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Security Manager
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Network Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) e-Health
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCDP
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) CCIE
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (29.41%) RHCE
5 5 (29.41%) MCSE
5 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
5 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
6 4 (23.53%) ACSP
6 4 (23.53%) CCIP
7 3 (17.65%) IBM Certification
7 3 (17.65%) MCSA
7 3 (17.65%) ACSA
7 3 (17.65%) MCDST
7 3 (17.65%) MCTS
7 3 (17.65%) MCITP
8 1 (5.88%) CCSE
8 1 (5.88%) CCSA
8 1 (5.88%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (5.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) Avaya
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Nortel
3 4 (23.53%) Redback
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) NetScout
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