Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 115 126
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 5.35% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 11
Manchester median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £188 £250
90th Percentile £613 £586 £388
North West median daily rate £395 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -12.22% +20.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.50% - -

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 472 430 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.10% 14.63% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 249 329
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £163 £206
90th Percentile £575 £577 £578
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 13
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +20.21% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.52 £12.16
90th Percentile £32.50 £55.00 £33.85
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year -23.93% +38.64% -12.73%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
Salford -2 3 - - 2
Oldham - 1 - - 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) CCNA
3 15 (51.72%) WAN
4 12 (41.38%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) VPN
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 9 (31.03%) DHCP
5 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) CCIE
7 7 (24.14%) MPLS
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL
7 7 (24.14%) VoIP
7 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) Network Design
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 6 (20.69%) Meraki
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) SFIA
8 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Telecoms

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 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) IaaS
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) WAN
3 12 (41.38%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) DHCP
4 9 (31.03%) DNS
4 9 (31.03%) VPN
5 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
6 7 (24.14%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (17.24%) ISDN
8 5 (17.24%) Network Security
8 5 (17.24%) SSL
8 5 (17.24%) VLAN
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.90%) CCTV
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Network Design
4 6 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (20.69%) SFIA
5 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) Network Management
5 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) Availability Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Management
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Informatics
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Network Segmentation
7 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCIE
4 6 (20.69%) CCDP
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 3 (10.34%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) CISM
6 3 (10.34%) CISSP
6 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (10.34%) ISEB
6 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) HP APS
7 2 (6.90%) MCITP
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (6.90%) MCTS
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.45%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Juniper
2 6 (20.69%) Meraki
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) F5
3 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.34%) BMC
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Infoblox
4 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Arista
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Informatica
5 2 (6.90%) Nokia
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.45%) IronPort