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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 71 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.47% 4.52% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£405 £260 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £347 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+93.54% -13.08%
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
172 155 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 12.76% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 71 99
Average daily rate £370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 19
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco
3 19 (82.61%) CCNA
4 14 (60.87%) Avaya
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) Nortel
7 9 (39.13%) WAN
8 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) LAN
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) CCDP
9 6 (26.09%) BGP
9 6 (26.09%) OSPF
10 5 (21.74%) MPLS
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) RHCE
10 5 (21.74%) Juniper
10 5 (21.74%) MCSE
10 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
10 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
10 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
10 5 (21.74%) Multicast
10 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 4 (17.39%) Wireless
11 4 (17.39%) ACSA
11 4 (17.39%) MCDST
11 4 (17.39%) MCTS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Network Security
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) BGP
3 6 (26.09%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
4 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) Multicast
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) HSRP
5 4 (17.39%) SNMP
5 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.04%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) RIP
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) DMZ
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) DB2
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Security Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) CCDP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (21.74%) RHCE
4 5 (21.74%) MCSE
5 4 (17.39%) ACSA
5 4 (17.39%) MCDST
5 4 (17.39%) MCTS
5 4 (17.39%) MCITP
5 4 (17.39%) ACSP
5 4 (17.39%) CCIP
5 4 (17.39%) MCSA
5 4 (17.39%) IBM Certification
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) CISA
7 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) Avaya
3 11 (47.83%) Nortel
4 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Apple
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.70%) F5
8 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.35%) Nokia
9 1 (4.35%) McAfee
9 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 1 (4.35%) Redback
9 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat