Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 118 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -33
Contract jobs citing CCNP 19 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 1.07% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 6.92% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 16
Manchester median daily rate £375 £323 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -16.93% +0.19%
10th Percentile £185 £258 £276
90th Percentile £586 £388 £481
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 - £16.01

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 426 549 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.49% 15.48% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 323 281
Manchester median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £228
90th Percentile £575 £585 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -
10th Percentile £13.56 £12.12 £9.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £34.18 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +48.10% -13.99% +54.53%

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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

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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 6 months to 23 November 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

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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 23 November 2017. 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 - 1 £500 - 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) CCNA
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) Juniper
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) Change Management
6 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 6 (31.58%) Network Design
7 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) IGMP
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (21.05%) CCIE
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) Redback
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS
9 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
10 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
10 2 (10.53%) NGN
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 2 (10.53%) Resource Management

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (21.05%) IGMP
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (10.53%) NGN
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) DNS
7 1 (5.26%) PBX
7 1 (5.26%) PSTN
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IP Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Management
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) SFIA
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Informatics
5 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) JNCIP
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) CISM
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIE
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) ISEB
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) Redback
4 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Aruba
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) Sonus