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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 90 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.84% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 4.84% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
256 289 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.88% 17.39% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 130 72
Median daily rate £361 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £232 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) CCNA
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (39.29%) Network Security
5 11 (39.29%) LAN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) Wireless
6 10 (35.71%) VoIP
6 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Juniper
8 8 (28.57%) F5
9 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 7 (25.00%) CCIE
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
11 5 (17.86%) FWSM
11 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 5 (17.86%) Service Management
11 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 5 (17.86%) WLAN
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 5 (17.86%) SSL
11 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) Network Security
3 11 (39.29%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
4 10 (35.71%) VoIP
5 7 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (17.86%) FWSM
7 5 (17.86%) IP Telephony
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
7 5 (17.86%) SAN
7 5 (17.86%) SSL
7 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (17.86%) WLAN
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IP Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Service Management
2 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Database Security
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 7 (25.00%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CCSA
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) ACSA
6 1 (3.57%) ACSP
6 1 (3.57%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) CCENT
6 1 (3.57%) CCIP
6 1 (3.57%) CEH
6 1 (3.57%) CISMP
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) MCDST
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) MCTS
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) RHCE
6 1 (3.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 2 (7.14%) Polycom
6 2 (7.14%) Siemens
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) IronPort
7 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat