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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / North West
Rank 116 128 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.82% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 4.35% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 15
Median daily rate £338 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £490 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
477 736 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.22% 18.93% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 398 332
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 53
Median hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +79.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +15 9 £290 -20.54% 13
Cheshire +16 6 £338 -29.68% 1
Cumbria - 3 £381 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (81.82%) Cisco
3 33 (60.00%) LAN
4 32 (58.18%) WAN
5 31 (56.36%) Firewall
6 26 (47.27%) CCNA
7 21 (38.18%) VoIP
8 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
9 18 (32.73%) CCIE
9 18 (32.73%) Network Security
10 16 (29.09%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (27.27%) OSPF
11 15 (27.27%) BGP
11 15 (27.27%) ITIL
12 14 (25.45%) F5
13 12 (21.82%) Juniper
14 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
15 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
15 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
15 10 (18.18%) Wireless
15 10 (18.18%) DNS
16 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
16 9 (16.36%) Internet
17 8 (14.55%) DHCP
17 8 (14.55%) Network Architecture
17 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (60.00%) LAN
2 32 (58.18%) WAN
3 31 (56.36%) Firewall
4 21 (38.18%) VoIP
5 18 (32.73%) Network Security
6 16 (29.09%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (27.27%) BGP
7 15 (27.27%) OSPF
8 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (18.18%) DNS
9 10 (18.18%) EIGRP
9 10 (18.18%) Wireless
10 9 (16.36%) Internet
11 8 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (14.55%) DHCP
12 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (12.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (12.73%) MPLS
12 7 (12.73%) VLAN
13 6 (10.91%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Architect
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Network Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Principal Architect
9 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.27%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) BYOD
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 11 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 8 (14.55%) Network Architecture
5 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.91%) Network Design
7 5 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (7.27%) Email Filtering
8 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.27%) Web Filtering
9 3 (5.45%) Change Control
9 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.64%) Application Rationalisation
10 2 (3.64%) ERP
10 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Patch Management
11 1 (1.82%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (47.27%) CCNA
3 18 (32.73%) CCIE
4 7 (12.73%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.45%) CCDP
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CCDA
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.82%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SmoothWall
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Cisco
2 14 (25.45%) F5
3 12 (21.82%) Juniper
4 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 5 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.27%) Clearswift
6 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 3 (5.45%) Avaya
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
7 3 (5.45%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 1 (1.82%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.82%) Splunk