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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 111 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 39 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.02% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 5.15% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
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£420 £244 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.30% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £364 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.21%
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
792 621 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.38% 19.80% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 302 197
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 76 33
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.70 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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 15 £305 - 4
Cheshire -13 9 £500 +55.03% 3
Merseyside -5 8 £313 +42.04% 1
Lancashire +4 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (83.56%) Cisco
3 42 (57.53%) CCNA
4 39 (53.42%) CCIE
5 31 (42.47%) Juniper
6 27 (36.99%) BGP
7 26 (35.62%) OSPF
8 24 (32.88%) MPLS
9 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
10 22 (30.14%) VPN
11 21 (28.77%) JNCIA
12 20 (27.40%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (27.40%) JNCIP
12 20 (27.40%) BT
12 20 (27.40%) Linux
12 20 (27.40%) RSVP
12 20 (27.40%) VRRP
12 20 (27.40%) Junos
12 20 (27.40%) HSRP
13 19 (26.03%) IOS XR
13 19 (26.03%) L2TP
13 19 (26.03%) UNIX
13 19 (26.03%) Broadband
13 19 (26.03%) LAN
13 19 (26.03%) Ethernet
13 19 (26.03%) CCIP
13 19 (26.03%) IPv4
13 19 (26.03%) IPv6
13 19 (26.03%) BT 21CN
14 17 (23.29%) WAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.99%) BGP
2 26 (35.62%) OSPF
3 24 (32.88%) MPLS
4 22 (30.14%) VPN
5 20 (27.40%) Cisco IOS
5 20 (27.40%) RSVP
5 20 (27.40%) VRRP
5 20 (27.40%) Junos
5 20 (27.40%) HSRP
6 19 (26.03%) IOS XR
6 19 (26.03%) L2TP
6 19 (26.03%) Broadband
6 19 (26.03%) LAN
6 19 (26.03%) Ethernet
6 19 (26.03%) IPv4
6 19 (26.03%) IPv6
6 19 (26.03%) BT 21CN
7 17 (23.29%) WAN
8 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (31.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Network Engineer
2 22 (30.14%) IP Engineer
3 20 (27.40%) Operations Engineer
4 19 (26.03%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Network Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) Project Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Network Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Network Technical Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.37%) Network Consultant
10 1 (1.37%) Technical Project Manager
10 1 (1.37%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) CMDB
2 2 (2.74%) FlexPod
2 2 (2.74%) GIS
2 2 (2.74%) Tandem
3 1 (1.37%) NHS
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Network Management
2 10 (13.70%) Network Design
3 9 (12.33%) Change Management
3 9 (12.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.22%) SIEM
5 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.22%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Migration
7 2 (2.74%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.74%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.74%) Web Development
8 1 (1.37%) CAD
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (57.53%) CCNA
3 39 (53.42%) CCIE
4 21 (28.77%) JNCIA
5 20 (27.40%) JNCIP
6 19 (26.03%) CCIP
7 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.22%) CISSP
9 5 (6.85%) A+ Certification
9 5 (6.85%) CCDP
10 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.74%) Degree
11 2 (2.74%) CEH
12 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.37%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.37%) VCAP
12 1 (1.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.74%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) Cisco
2 31 (42.47%) Juniper
3 20 (27.40%) BT
4 11 (15.07%) Aruba
5 10 (13.70%) HP
6 8 (10.96%) Opsware
6 8 (10.96%) NetScout
7 6 (8.22%) ArcSight
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.74%) VMware
9 2 (2.74%) Sun
9 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
10 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.37%) Remedy
10 1 (1.37%) Citrix
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) Draytek
10 1 (1.37%) WatchGuard
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