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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 86 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 1.01% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 7.73% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£325 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £57.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +125.74%
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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
267 181 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.19% 12.99% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 75 59
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £168 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.62 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.06 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Cisco
3 26 (81.25%) BGP
4 25 (78.13%) VPN
5 24 (75.00%) MPLS
5 24 (75.00%) OSPF
5 24 (75.00%) CCNA
6 23 (71.88%) Juniper
6 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (68.75%) BT
7 22 (68.75%) CCIE
8 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
9 20 (62.50%) JNCIA
10 19 (59.38%) JNCIP
10 19 (59.38%) BT 21CN
10 19 (59.38%) L2TP
10 19 (59.38%) RSVP
10 19 (59.38%) VRRP
10 19 (59.38%) CCIP
10 19 (59.38%) IPv4
10 19 (59.38%) IPv6
10 19 (59.38%) Ethernet
10 19 (59.38%) UNIX
10 19 (59.38%) Linux
10 19 (59.38%) Broadband
10 19 (59.38%) Junos
10 19 (59.38%) HSRP
10 19 (59.38%) IOS XR
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (21.88%) LAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) BGP
2 25 (78.13%) VPN
3 24 (75.00%) MPLS
3 24 (75.00%) OSPF
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (59.38%) BT 21CN
5 19 (59.38%) L2TP
5 19 (59.38%) RSVP
5 19 (59.38%) VRRP
5 19 (59.38%) IPv4
5 19 (59.38%) IPv6
5 19 (59.38%) Ethernet
5 19 (59.38%) Broadband
5 19 (59.38%) Junos
5 19 (59.38%) HSRP
5 19 (59.38%) IOS XR
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (21.88%) LAN
6 7 (21.88%) WAN
7 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (65.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) IP Engineer
2 20 (62.50%) Operations Engineer
3 19 (59.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Core Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Life Science
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) UNIX
1 19 (59.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Network Design
2 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (75.00%) CCNA
3 22 (68.75%) CCIE
4 20 (62.50%) JNCIA
5 19 (59.38%) JNCIP
5 19 (59.38%) CCIP
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Juniper
3 22 (68.75%) BT
4 4 (12.50%) Nortel
4 4 (12.50%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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