Period
to 19 February 2019

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 6 months to 19 February 2019 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 117 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing CCNP 27 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.59% 5.58% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 13
Manchester median daily rate £450 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +19.05% -14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £243 £263
90th Percentile £613 £535 £368
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -5.49% +17.14% -11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year - +86.67% +17.11%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 483 412 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.51% 15.19% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 246 286
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £268 £178 £219
90th Percentile £600 £616 £606
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 6
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -39.90% +65.71%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.36 £19.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.25 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £32.48 £35.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -7.21% -11.95% +13.57%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Manchester

CCNP
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 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Oldham - 1 - -
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 19 (70.37%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) WAN
5 11 (40.74%) CCIE
5 11 (40.74%) F5
5 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
6 10 (37.04%) CCNA
6 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
8 8 (29.63%) Network Security
8 8 (29.63%) Wireless
8 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) BGP
9 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (25.93%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (22.22%) 802.1X
10 6 (22.22%) Meraki
10 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (22.22%) OSPF
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 5 (18.52%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 13 (48.15%) WAN
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (33.33%) LAN
3 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (29.63%) Network Security
4 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 8 (29.63%) Wireless
5 7 (25.93%) BGP
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Firepower
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (22.22%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) DNS
6 6 (22.22%) OSPF
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
8 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 3 (11.11%) SNMP
8 3 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) Network Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Network Segmentation
3 4 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (14.81%) SFIA
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCIE
3 10 (37.04%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) CCIE Data Center
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CCSA
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) HP APS
7 1 (3.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) vCloud
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (7.41%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (22.22%) Meraki
7 4 (14.81%) BMC
7 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 4 (14.81%) Infoblox
7 4 (14.81%) Riverbed
7 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) IronPort
9 2 (7.41%) Nokia
10 1 (3.70%) Dell
10 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
10 1 (3.70%) NetApp