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 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 87 96 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.68% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 5.22% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
Median daily rate £310 £413 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £365 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% +11.42%
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
289 249 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.13% 12.94% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 132 113
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £29.00 £15.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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
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 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (88.57%) Cisco
3 27 (77.14%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) WAN
5 12 (34.29%) VoIP
5 12 (34.29%) CCNA
5 12 (34.29%) F5
6 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
6 11 (31.43%) Network Security
6 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 10 (28.57%) LAN
7 10 (28.57%) ITIL
7 10 (28.57%) OSPF
7 10 (28.57%) BGP
8 9 (25.71%) Juniper
8 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
8 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
9 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (22.86%) Avaya
9 8 (22.86%) Clearswift
10 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (20.00%) SSL
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.00%) SmoothWall
10 7 (20.00%) QA
10 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (20.00%) Email Filtering
10 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
11 6 (17.14%) PKI

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 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 13 (37.14%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) VoIP
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
4 11 (31.43%) Network Security
5 10 (28.57%) BGP
5 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 10 (28.57%) OSPF
6 7 (20.00%) SSL
7 6 (17.14%) DHCP
7 6 (17.14%) EIGRP
7 6 (17.14%) NetScaler
8 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (14.29%) NetScreen
9 4 (11.43%) IGRP
9 4 (11.43%) MPLS
9 4 (11.43%) VPN
10 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Network Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) ICT Network Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Service Delivery
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
4 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (20.00%) Email Filtering
5 7 (20.00%) Web Filtering
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
8 4 (11.43%) Application Rationalisation
8 4 (11.43%) Network Design
9 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
10 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
11 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CCIE
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
6 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.86%) CCDA
7 1 (2.86%) CNE
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 31 (88.57%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) F5
3 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.71%) Juniper
4 8 (22.86%) Avaya
4 8 (22.86%) Clearswift
5 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Forcepoint
6 3 (8.57%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.57%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Aruba
7 2 (5.71%) Kaspersky
7 2 (5.71%) Splunk
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Novell
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL