The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 21 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.54% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.10% 7.22% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.92% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.13% -5.00%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 263 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.22% 14.59% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 134
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -18.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) Network Design
4 15 (39.47%) Juniper
4 15 (39.47%) CCIE
4 15 (39.47%) MPLS
5 14 (36.84%) CCNA
5 14 (36.84%) WAN
5 14 (36.84%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) BGP
7 11 (28.95%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (26.32%) JNCIP
8 10 (26.32%) Network Architecture
8 10 (26.32%) OSPF
9 7 (18.42%) F5
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.42%) JNCIE
9 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) VoIP
10 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
10 6 (15.79%) CCIE Service Provider
11 5 (13.16%) VLAN
11 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.16%) ITIL
11 5 (13.16%) VPN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco SocialMiner
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) MPLS
3 14 (36.84%) WAN
3 14 (36.84%) Wireless
4 13 (34.21%) BGP
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (28.95%) LAN
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (26.32%) OSPF
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (18.42%) DNS
7 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.79%) VoIP
9 5 (13.16%) VLAN
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (10.53%) IGRP
10 4 (10.53%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Design Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IP Design Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Network Specialist
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Network Design
2 10 (26.32%) Network Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Informatics
5 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) CCIE
3 14 (36.84%) CCNA
4 10 (26.32%) JNCIP
5 7 (18.42%) JNCIE
6 6 (15.79%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (7.89%) CCDP
7 3 (7.89%) ISEB
7 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (5.26%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.63%) CCIE Security
9 1 (2.63%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 7 (18.42%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Aruba
5 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 3 (7.89%) VMware
7 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.63%) Brocade
8 1 (2.63%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Foundry
8 1 (2.63%) Huawei
8 1 (2.63%) Lancope
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) Red Box
8 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.63%) ZyXEL
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