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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 125 95 119
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Contract jobs citing CCNP 39 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.47% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 7.23% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Median daily rate £325 £420 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
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
826 761 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.16% 20.38% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 348 340
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £506 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 85 80
Median hourly rate £37.48 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £59.00 £45.00
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 19 £305 -39.00% 4
Manchester -18 12 £325 - 8
Lancashire +6 4 £400 - 1
Merseyside -13 3 £325 -13.33%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (73.53%) Cisco
3 48 (70.59%) Firewall
4 41 (60.29%) CCNA
5 29 (42.65%) Juniper
6 28 (41.18%) WAN
7 22 (32.35%) LAN
8 17 (25.00%) Network Security
8 17 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (22.06%) CCIE
9 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
9 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
9 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
10 14 (20.59%) VPN
10 14 (20.59%) DNS
11 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
11 13 (19.12%) VoIP
11 13 (19.12%) ITIL
11 13 (19.12%) BGP
11 13 (19.12%) Wireless
12 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
13 10 (14.71%) OSPF
13 10 (14.71%) SSL
13 10 (14.71%) DHCP
14 9 (13.24%) EIGRP
14 9 (13.24%) Palo Alto
14 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
14 9 (13.24%) F5
15 8 (11.76%) IP Telephony
16 7 (10.29%) Finance

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (70.59%) Firewall
2 28 (41.18%) WAN
3 22 (32.35%) LAN
4 17 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (25.00%) Network Security
5 14 (20.59%) DNS
5 14 (20.59%) VPN
6 13 (19.12%) BGP
6 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.12%) VoIP
6 13 (19.12%) Wireless
7 10 (14.71%) DHCP
7 10 (14.71%) OSPF
7 10 (14.71%) SSL
8 9 (13.24%) EIGRP
9 8 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 7 (10.29%) BIG-IP
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.82%) Internet
11 6 (8.82%) SSH
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.94%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Architect
5 9 (13.24%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Network Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.94%) WAP
2 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.94%) Informatics
3 2 (2.94%) IVR
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.88%) Migration
4 4 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (4.41%) Network Design
5 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.94%) Coaching
6 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.94%) ITSM
6 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.94%) Security Management
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.47%) SIEM
7 1 (1.47%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (60.29%) CCNA
3 15 (22.06%) CCIE
3 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.41%) CCDP
5 3 (4.41%) CCSA
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) ACSP
7 1 (1.47%) CCENT
7 1 (1.47%) CCIP
7 1 (1.47%) CCSP
7 1 (1.47%) CEH
7 1 (1.47%) MCDST
7 1 (1.47%) MCITP
7 1 (1.47%) MCTS
7 1 (1.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (4.41%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 50 (73.53%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) Juniper
3 12 (17.65%) CheckPoint
4 9 (13.24%) F5
4 9 (13.24%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
6 5 (7.35%) HP
6 5 (7.35%) VMware
7 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.41%) Citrix
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) Nortel
9 2 (2.94%) Meraki
9 2 (2.94%) Nokia
10 1 (1.47%) Apple
10 1 (1.47%) Aruba
10 1 (1.47%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.47%) EMC
10 1 (1.47%) IBM
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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