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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 73 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.44% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 2.81% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£548 £240 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £240 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 178 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.22% 15.61% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 80 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £427 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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
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 1 August 2014.

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
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 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) CCNA
4 12 (54.55%) Network Security
5 10 (45.45%) CCDP
6 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
6 9 (40.91%) MPLS
7 8 (36.36%) Juniper
8 7 (31.82%) Avaya
8 7 (31.82%) Nortel
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) LAN
9 6 (27.27%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) CCIE
9 6 (27.27%) OSPF
9 6 (27.27%) BGP
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 6 (27.27%) Network Design
9 6 (27.27%) JNCIP
9 6 (27.27%) JNCIE
10 5 (22.73%) Multicast
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (22.73%) RHCE
10 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 5 (22.73%) MCSE
10 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
11 4 (18.18%) ERP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) Ethernet
2 9 (40.91%) MPLS
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) OSPF
3 6 (27.27%) BGP
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Multicast
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) SNMP
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) EIGRP
5 4 (18.18%) HSRP
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) RIP
8 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
1 4 (18.18%) SAP BW
1 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 4 (18.18%) ERP
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Network Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) CCNA
3 10 (45.45%) CCDP
4 6 (27.27%) CCIE
4 6 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 6 (27.27%) JNCIE
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (22.73%) RHCE
5 5 (22.73%) MCSE
6 4 (18.18%) CCIP
6 4 (18.18%) ACSP
7 3 (13.64%) ACSA
7 3 (13.64%) MCDST
7 3 (13.64%) MCTS
7 3 (13.64%) MCITP
7 3 (13.64%) IBM Certification
7 3 (13.64%) MCSA
8 2 (9.09%) CISSP
9 1 (4.55%) GSEC
9 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) Avaya
3 7 (31.82%) Nortel
3 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Redback
6 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Apple
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.55%) Nokia
8 1 (4.55%) McAfee
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