The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 118 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.87% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 4.43% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £279 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% -20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £133 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £403 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £50.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +68.97%
CCNP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
787 542 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.89% 19.64% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 222 199
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 75 38
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £12.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
Manchester -2 18 £288 -17.85% 12
Cheshire -5 9 £375 +17.18% 4
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 71 (100.00%) Cisco
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (59.15%) CCNA
3 29 (40.85%) CCIE
3 29 (40.85%) Juniper
4 28 (39.44%) LAN
4 28 (39.44%) WAN
5 25 (35.21%) OSPF
6 24 (33.80%) BGP
6 24 (33.80%) MPLS
7 23 (32.39%) VPN
8 22 (30.99%) CCIP
9 21 (29.58%) BT
9 21 (29.58%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (26.76%) HSRP
10 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
10 19 (26.76%) Linux
11 18 (25.35%) IPv6
11 18 (25.35%) VRRP
11 18 (25.35%) JNCIA
12 17 (23.94%) Junos
12 17 (23.94%) BT 21CN
12 17 (23.94%) JNCIP
12 17 (23.94%) L2TP
12 17 (23.94%) RSVP
12 17 (23.94%) IPv4
12 17 (23.94%) UNIX
12 17 (23.94%) Broadband
12 17 (23.94%) Ethernet
13 15 (21.13%) HP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (1.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) LAN
1 28 (39.44%) WAN
2 25 (35.21%) OSPF
3 24 (33.80%) BGP
3 24 (33.80%) MPLS
4 23 (32.39%) VPN
5 21 (29.58%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (26.76%) HSRP
7 18 (25.35%) IPv6
7 18 (25.35%) VRRP
8 17 (23.94%) IPv4
8 17 (23.94%) L2TP
8 17 (23.94%) RSVP
8 17 (23.94%) Ethernet
8 17 (23.94%) Broadband
8 17 (23.94%) BT 21CN
8 17 (23.94%) Junos
9 14 (19.72%) Wireless
10 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) DB2
1 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (26.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.17%) IP Engineer
3 18 (25.35%) Operations Engineer
4 17 (23.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Network Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Project Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Network Specialist
7 5 (7.04%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Network Security Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Network Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco Consultant
11 1 (1.41%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) CMDB
2 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Network Management
3 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (9.86%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (9.86%) Change Management
4 5 (7.04%) Network Design
5 3 (4.23%) People Management
5 3 (4.23%) Project Management
6 2 (2.82%) Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.82%) CRM
7 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.41%) ERP
7 1 (1.41%) B2B
7 1 (1.41%) CAD
7 1 (1.41%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.41%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.41%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (59.15%) CCNA
3 29 (40.85%) CCIE
4 22 (30.99%) CCIP
5 18 (25.35%) JNCIA
6 17 (23.94%) JNCIP
7 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) MCITP
8 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (7.04%) RHCE
9 5 (7.04%) IBM Certification
9 5 (7.04%) MCSE
9 5 (7.04%) MCSA
9 5 (7.04%) MCDST
9 5 (7.04%) MCTS
9 5 (7.04%) CCDP
9 5 (7.04%) ACSP
9 5 (7.04%) ACSA
9 5 (7.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) Juniper
3 21 (29.58%) BT
4 15 (21.13%) HP
5 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.27%) Avaya
5 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
6 7 (9.86%) Opsware
6 7 (9.86%) NetScout
7 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.45%) IBM
8 5 (7.04%) EMC
8 5 (7.04%) Nortel
8 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.04%) Apple
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix
9 4 (5.63%) Aruba
9 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
10 3 (4.23%) VMware
11 2 (2.82%) F5
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