The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 45
Contract jobs citing CCNP 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.71% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.10% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 143 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.16% 33.81% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 69
Median daily rate £480 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 12
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.00 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £13.50 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.15 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Lancashire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Lancashire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Broadband
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Migration

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCIE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco