The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 37 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.62% - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £290 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.36% 26.52% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 24
Average daily rate £413 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Merseyside region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Merseyside region.

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool - 2 £290 -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) XMPP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCEA
3 1 (16.67%) CCEE
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware