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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 118 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Contract jobs citing CCNP 40 50 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.35% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 6.49% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 2
Median daily rate £375 £410 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +74.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £515 £247
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £38.00 £41.29 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-7.96% -8.24%
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
756 770 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.19% 20.72% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 372 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 76 53
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 June 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 June 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
Manchester -2 18 £325 +6.55% 3
Cheshire -9 16 £413 -15.38%
Lancashire -7 3 - - 1
Merseyside -5 2 £363 -3.33% 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (75.68%) Cisco
3 50 (67.57%) Firewall
4 38 (51.35%) CCNA
5 32 (43.24%) WAN
6 28 (37.84%) Juniper
7 24 (32.43%) LAN
8 22 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (25.68%) VoIP
10 18 (24.32%) CheckPoint
11 17 (22.97%) CCIE
12 16 (21.62%) BGP
12 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
13 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.92%) ITIL
15 13 (17.57%) Network Security
16 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
16 12 (16.22%) OSPF
17 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
17 11 (14.86%) DNS
17 11 (14.86%) Wireless
17 11 (14.86%) F5
18 10 (13.51%) VPN
19 9 (12.16%) MPLS
19 9 (12.16%) BIG-IP
20 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
20 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
20 8 (10.81%) SSL
21 7 (9.46%) DHCP

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 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (67.57%) Firewall
2 32 (43.24%) WAN
3 24 (32.43%) LAN
4 22 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (25.68%) VoIP
6 16 (21.62%) BGP
7 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
8 13 (17.57%) Network Security
9 12 (16.22%) OSPF
10 11 (14.86%) DNS
10 11 (14.86%) EIGRP
10 11 (14.86%) Wireless
11 10 (13.51%) VPN
12 9 (12.16%) BIG-IP
12 9 (12.16%) MPLS
13 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
13 8 (10.81%) SSL
14 7 (9.46%) DHCP
15 6 (8.11%) Internet
16 5 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (63.51%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.68%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Network Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Network Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) ICT Assistant
10 2 (2.70%) ICT Manager
10 2 (2.70%) ICT Network Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Network Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) WAP
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Health Informatics
3 2 (2.70%) Informatics
3 2 (2.70%) IVR
3 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Life Science
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Unix
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.46%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.05%) Email Filtering
6 3 (4.05%) Network Design
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Web Filtering
7 2 (2.70%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (2.70%) Change Control
7 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.70%) Security Management
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (51.35%) CCNA
3 17 (22.97%) CCIE
4 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.11%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.41%) CCDP
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.05%) Degree
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.70%) CCSA
8 2 (2.70%) CISSP
8 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 2 (2.70%) MCSE
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CEH
9 1 (1.35%) MCDST
9 1 (1.35%) MCITP
9 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 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%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SmoothWall
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Cisco
2 28 (37.84%) Juniper
3 18 (24.32%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.86%) F5
5 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.11%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.11%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.76%) Avaya
6 5 (6.76%) Clearswift
6 5 (6.76%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) VMware
7 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.41%) Nortel
8 3 (4.05%) Citrix
9 2 (2.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.70%) Nokia
10 1 (1.35%) Aruba
10 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.35%) Riverbed