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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 93 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing CCNP 52 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.53% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 2.92% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £264 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.29 £42.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +27.81%
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
775 548 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.03% 18.27% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 273 210
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 48 42
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.17 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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
Manchester +6 21 £315 - 4
Cheshire +7 16 £475 - 9
Merseyside -9 5 £375 +70.45% 3
Lancashire +8 4 £375 +40.18%
Cumbria -15 3 £350 +40.00% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (66.33%) Cisco
3 51 (52.04%) CCNA
4 40 (40.82%) CCIE
5 26 (26.53%) Firewall
6 24 (24.49%) OSPF
6 24 (24.49%) Juniper
7 23 (23.47%) BGP
8 22 (22.45%) LAN
9 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
10 18 (18.37%) MPLS
11 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
12 16 (16.33%) VPN
12 16 (16.33%) WAN
13 15 (15.31%) Wireless
14 14 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 14 (14.29%) Network Security
15 13 (13.27%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (13.27%) Network Management
15 13 (13.27%) HSRP
15 13 (13.27%) DNS
15 13 (13.27%) Linux
16 12 (12.24%) HP
16 12 (12.24%) VRRP
16 12 (12.24%) JNCIP
16 12 (12.24%) JNCIA
17 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
17 11 (11.22%) Junos
17 11 (11.22%) RSVP
17 11 (11.22%) Microsoft

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.02%) Lync
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) Firewall
2 24 (24.49%) OSPF
3 23 (23.47%) BGP
4 22 (22.45%) LAN
5 18 (18.37%) MPLS
6 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
7 16 (16.33%) VPN
7 16 (16.33%) WAN
8 15 (15.31%) Wireless
9 14 (14.29%) Network Security
10 13 (13.27%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (13.27%) HSRP
10 13 (13.27%) DNS
11 12 (12.24%) VRRP
12 11 (11.22%) Junos
12 11 (11.22%) DHCP
12 11 (11.22%) Ethernet
12 11 (11.22%) RSVP
13 10 (10.20%) L2TP
13 10 (10.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 14 (14.29%) IP Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Network Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) CMDB
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) GIS
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.04%) Tandem
6 2 (2.04%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.02%) SecurID
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) UNIX
3 9 (9.18%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Network Management
2 10 (10.20%) Change Management
3 9 (9.18%) Network Design
3 9 (9.18%) SIEM
3 9 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (9.18%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (8.16%) Information Security
4 8 (8.16%) ITIL
5 6 (6.12%) Migration
5 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.08%) Project Management
6 4 (4.08%) Change Control
6 4 (4.08%) Web Development
6 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.08%) Stress Testing
7 3 (3.06%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.06%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.06%) Cyber Security
7 3 (3.06%) Validation
7 3 (3.06%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) VBScript
2 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (52.04%) CCNA
3 40 (40.82%) CCIE
4 12 (12.24%) JNCIA
4 12 (12.24%) JNCIP
5 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) CCIP
6 10 (10.20%) CISSP
7 8 (8.16%) A+ Certification
7 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.12%) Degree
9 5 (5.10%) MCITP
9 5 (5.10%) CEH
9 5 (5.10%) MCSA
9 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (5.10%) CCDP
10 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.06%) VCP4
11 3 (3.06%) VCP5
12 1 (1.02%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
1 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) XenApp
3 3 (3.06%) XenServer
3 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) NFS
4 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP NNM
2 2 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.02%) Nagios
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 65 (66.33%) Cisco
2 24 (24.49%) Juniper
3 12 (12.24%) HP
4 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
5 10 (10.20%) BT
5 10 (10.20%) Aruba
6 9 (9.18%) ArcSight
7 8 (8.16%) Opsware
7 8 (8.16%) NetScout
7 8 (8.16%) Symantec
7 8 (8.16%) VMware
8 6 (6.12%) Citrix
9 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.10%) F5
10 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.06%) NetApp
11 3 (3.06%) Sun
11 3 (3.06%) AppSense
11 3 (3.06%) Altiris
12 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
Cumbria
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £280 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Runcorn
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago