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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 96 103 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing CCNP 41 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 5.75% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 5
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£325 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.30 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+77.07% -41.42%
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
615 487 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.19% 17.69% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 221 269
Average daily rate £376 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 27 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

CCNP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 2014. 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 +9 23 £375 +3.44% 12
Cheshire -1 15 £306 -13.12% 5
Merseyside - - - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) Cisco
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.97%) CCNA
2 31 (46.97%) LAN
3 28 (42.42%) WAN
4 19 (28.79%) ITIL
4 19 (28.79%) Juniper
5 17 (25.76%) Avaya
5 17 (25.76%) OSPF
5 17 (25.76%) Wireless
6 16 (24.24%) BGP
6 16 (24.24%) MPLS
7 14 (21.21%) Nortel
8 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (15.15%) VPN
9 10 (15.15%) CCIE
9 10 (15.15%) Firewall
10 9 (13.64%) CCIP
10 9 (13.64%) Linux
10 9 (13.64%) EIGRP
10 9 (13.64%) HP
10 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
11 8 (12.12%) WLAN
11 8 (12.12%) BT
11 8 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (12.12%) F5
11 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
13 6 (9.09%) Project Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5 (7.58%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) LAN
2 28 (42.42%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) OSPF
3 17 (25.76%) Wireless
4 16 (24.24%) BGP
4 16 (24.24%) MPLS
5 13 (19.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) Firewall
7 9 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 8 (12.12%) WLAN
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (9.09%) Network Security
9 6 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.58%) HSRP
10 5 (7.58%) IPv6
10 5 (7.58%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.58%) IGRP
11 4 (6.06%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
1 5 (7.58%) DB2
1 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.58%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Local Government
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Network Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Project Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) IP Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Network Security Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Network Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.06%) Life Science
3 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 4 (6.06%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
2 6 (9.09%) Project Management
2 6 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.58%) ERP
4 3 (4.55%) People Management
4 3 (4.55%) Network Design
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.52%) Analytics
6 1 (1.52%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.52%) Manual Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.52%) Migration
6 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.52%) Service Management
6 1 (1.52%) ITSM
6 1 (1.52%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (46.97%) CCNA
3 10 (15.15%) CCIE
4 9 (13.64%) CCIP
5 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.09%) CCDP
5 6 (9.09%) MCITP
6 5 (7.58%) ACSP
6 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) RHCSA
6 5 (7.58%) MCDST
6 5 (7.58%) MCTS
6 5 (7.58%) JNCIA
6 5 (7.58%) JNCIP
6 5 (7.58%) ACSA
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
6 5 (7.58%) MCSA
6 5 (7.58%) RHCE
6 5 (7.58%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (28.79%) Juniper
3 17 (25.76%) Avaya
4 14 (21.21%) Nortel
5 9 (13.64%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 8 (12.12%) BT
6 8 (12.12%) F5
6 8 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.61%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 5 (7.58%) SAP
9 5 (7.58%) IBM
9 5 (7.58%) EMC
9 5 (7.58%) Citrix
9 5 (7.58%) Apple
10 4 (6.06%) WatchGuard
10 4 (6.06%) Aruba
11 3 (4.55%) VMware
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