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 April 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 129 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 4.67% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate £325 £500 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +110.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £273 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £550 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £112.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -73.33%
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
862 836 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.43% 21.36% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 370 299
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 90 84
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £55.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +7 19 £280 -44.00% 3
Manchester -9 14 £325 +10.16% 9
Lancashire +7 5 £400 -
Merseyside -2 4 £250 -20.00% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (74.32%) Cisco
3 54 (72.97%) Firewall
4 45 (60.81%) CCNA
5 33 (44.59%) WAN
6 30 (40.54%) Juniper
7 26 (35.14%) LAN
8 20 (27.03%) Network Security
8 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
9 19 (25.68%) VPN
10 18 (24.32%) ITIL
10 18 (24.32%) Wireless
11 17 (22.97%) CCIE
12 15 (20.27%) DNS
12 15 (20.27%) VoIP
12 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
12 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
13 14 (18.92%) SSL
13 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
14 11 (14.86%) BGP
14 11 (14.86%) DHCP
15 10 (13.51%) Finance
15 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
15 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
16 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
16 8 (10.81%) Service Management
16 8 (10.81%) MPLS
16 8 (10.81%) OSPF
16 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.97%) Firewall
2 33 (44.59%) WAN
3 26 (35.14%) LAN
4 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (27.03%) Network Security
5 19 (25.68%) VPN
6 18 (24.32%) Wireless
7 15 (20.27%) DNS
7 15 (20.27%) VoIP
8 14 (18.92%) SSL
8 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.86%) BGP
9 11 (14.86%) DHCP
10 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
10 8 (10.81%) MPLS
10 8 (10.81%) OSPF
11 7 (9.46%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (9.46%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.46%) Internet
11 7 (9.46%) WLAN
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Local Government
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (63.51%) Network Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Network Architect
6 9 (12.16%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Security Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.70%) WAP
3 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.70%) Informatics
3 2 (2.70%) IVR
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 8 (10.81%) Service Management
3 6 (8.11%) Migration
3 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Coaching
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Network Design
7 2 (2.70%) Change Control
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.70%) Security Management
7 2 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (60.81%) CCNA
3 17 (22.97%) CCIE
4 15 (20.27%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.05%) CCDP
6 3 (4.05%) CCSA
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.35%) ACSP
7 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.35%) CCIP
7 1 (1.35%) CCSP
7 1 (1.35%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) RHCE
7 1 (1.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.70%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) Cisco
2 30 (40.54%) Juniper
3 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
3 10 (13.51%) Palo Alto
4 7 (9.46%) F5
5 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
5 6 (8.11%) VMware
6 5 (6.76%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) Citrix
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.05%) Nortel
9 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.70%) Nokia
9 2 (2.70%) Polycom
9 2 (2.70%) Siemens
10 1 (1.35%) Apple
10 1 (1.35%) Aruba
10 1 (1.35%) IronPort
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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