Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 78 93
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 -23
Contract jobs citing CCNP 9 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 0.74% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 4.76% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -11.95% +25.69%
10th Percentile £355 £319 £134
90th Percentile £750 £700 £511
North West median daily rate £410 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +17.14% -11.95% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £16.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% +17.11% -64.42%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £16.01
% change year-on-year +86.67% +17.11% -64.42%

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 180 189 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.78% 15.62% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 195
Cheshire median daily rate £358 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £169 £140 £237
90th Percentile £550 £675 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 31
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.25% +12.55% -6.47%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.10 £16.01
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.96 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.95% +13.57% +39.33%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +6 6 £650 +92.59% 9
Chester - 2 £200 - 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) CCIE
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) ADSL
5 3 (33.33%) ISDN
5 3 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) CISM
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) ADSL
2 3 (33.33%) ISDN
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) 802.11
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Junos
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) SFIA
3 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) CCDP
4 3 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) CWNA
6 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
4 1 (11.11%) VMware