Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 108 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 29 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.92% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 7.71% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 10
Manchester median daily rate £425 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.64% +7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £180 £273
90th Percentile £568 £575 £389
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 423 428 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.39% 14.68% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 229 300
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £148 £200
90th Percentile £574 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £406 £406 £413
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 12
Manchester median hourly rate £23.10 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.39% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.73 £12.12
90th Percentile £34.88 £50.00 £44.70
North West median hourly rate £32.42 £40.00 £35.47
% change year-on-year -18.95% +12.79% +41.18%

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

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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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 4 - - 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 20 (68.97%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 14 (48.28%) CCNA
6 13 (44.83%) LAN
7 11 (37.93%) Project Management
7 11 (37.93%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (31.03%) VoIP
9 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (31.03%) Network Design
10 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 8 (27.59%) CCDP
10 8 (27.59%) DHCP
10 8 (27.59%) DNS
10 8 (27.59%) Service Management
10 8 (27.59%) CCIE
10 8 (27.59%) SFIA
11 7 (24.14%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (24.14%) MPLS
11 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) VPN
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
11 7 (24.14%) Change Management
11 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
12 6 (20.69%) Wireless
12 6 (20.69%) Data Management
12 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
1 4 (13.79%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) PaaS
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 4 (13.79%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) WAN
3 13 (44.83%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) VoIP
5 8 (27.59%) DHCP
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (24.14%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) BGP
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.24%) ISDN
8 5 (17.24%) OSPF
8 5 (17.24%) SSL
8 5 (17.24%) VLAN
9 4 (13.79%) PBX
9 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) DB2
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Design Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) CCTV
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (31.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (31.03%) Network Design
4 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 8 (27.59%) SFIA
5 7 (24.14%) Change Management
5 7 (24.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Availability Management
6 6 (20.69%) Data Management
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
6 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
7 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCDP
3 8 (27.59%) CCIE
4 6 (20.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 6 (20.69%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (13.79%) ISEB
5 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) MCSE
6 2 (6.90%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) F5
3 5 (17.24%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) Informatica
4 4 (13.79%) Meraki
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Arista
6 2 (6.90%) BMC
6 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) Radware
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.45%) ForeScout
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow