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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 95 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 56 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.52% 3.13% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 6
Average daily rate
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£420 £235 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £220 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £313 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.47% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
745 608 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.22% 19.30% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 312 193
Average daily rate £378 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 38
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.06 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -20.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 June 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 +8 19 £325 - 4
Cheshire 0 19 £500 +47.05% 6
Merseyside -4 10 £375 +70.45% 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (71.43%) Cisco
3 45 (53.57%) CCNA
4 41 (48.81%) CCIE
5 25 (29.76%) Juniper
5 25 (29.76%) OSPF
5 25 (29.76%) BGP
6 20 (23.81%) VPN
7 19 (22.62%) MPLS
7 19 (22.62%) Firewall
8 18 (21.43%) LAN
9 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
10 16 (19.05%) WAN
10 16 (19.05%) Linux
10 16 (19.05%) JNCIP
10 16 (19.05%) JNCIA
10 16 (19.05%) HSRP
11 15 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (17.86%) Junos
11 15 (17.86%) RSVP
11 15 (17.86%) VRRP
12 14 (16.67%) L2TP
12 14 (16.67%) BT
12 14 (16.67%) UNIX
12 14 (16.67%) Ethernet
12 14 (16.67%) Broadband
12 14 (16.67%) CCIP
12 14 (16.67%) IPv4
12 14 (16.67%) IPv6
12 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (1.19%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.76%) OSPF
1 25 (29.76%) BGP
2 20 (23.81%) VPN
3 19 (22.62%) MPLS
3 19 (22.62%) Firewall
4 18 (21.43%) LAN
5 16 (19.05%) WAN
5 16 (19.05%) HSRP
6 15 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (17.86%) Junos
6 15 (17.86%) RSVP
6 15 (17.86%) VRRP
7 14 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 14 (16.67%) Broadband
7 14 (16.67%) IPv4
7 14 (16.67%) IPv6
7 14 (16.67%) Network Security
7 14 (16.67%) BT 21CN
7 14 (16.67%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) IP Engineer
3 15 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 13 (15.48%) Network Specialist
6 9 (10.71%) Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Network Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Network Technical Architect
11 3 (3.57%) Consultant
11 3 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Network Support
12 2 (2.38%) Project Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.52%) CMDB
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.38%) Tandem
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Network Management
2 10 (11.90%) Change Management
3 9 (10.71%) Network Design
3 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.33%) SIEM
4 7 (8.33%) Information Security
5 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.76%) Project Management
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL
6 4 (4.76%) Stress Testing
7 3 (3.57%) Change Control
7 3 (3.57%) Cyber Security
7 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.38%) Web Development
8 2 (2.38%) Migration
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (53.57%) CCNA
3 41 (48.81%) CCIE
4 16 (19.05%) JNCIP
4 16 (19.05%) JNCIA
5 14 (16.67%) CCIP
6 8 (9.52%) CISSP
7 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.95%) CCDP
8 5 (5.95%) Degree
9 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.57%) CEH
10 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.19%) CCSA
10 1 (1.19%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.19%) MCTS
10 1 (1.19%) MCITP
10 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.19%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (71.43%) Cisco
2 25 (29.76%) Juniper
3 14 (16.67%) BT
4 10 (11.90%) HP
4 10 (11.90%) Aruba
5 8 (9.52%) Opsware
5 8 (9.52%) NetScout
6 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.33%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.76%) F5
7 4 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 3 (3.57%) VMware
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) NetApp
9 2 (2.38%) Sun
9 2 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.19%) Draytek
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Macclesfield
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £1 - £2 per day + Open
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Rate: £0.00 per day + NEG
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