Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 96 121
Rank change year-on-year -28 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 33 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.40% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.82% 9.29% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 10
Manchester median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £361 £161 £255
90th Percentile £538 £500 £398
North West median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -13.33%
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 422 420 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.03% 15.07% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 231 287
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £176 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £410 £410
% change year-on-year +0.61% - +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Manchester median hourly rate £25.22 £14.83 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.08% +2.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.40 £9.76 £11.63
90th Percentile £34.40 £41.00 £47.85
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.87
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.68% +22.47%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (93.94%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) Network Design
4 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 18 (54.55%) Project Management
4 18 (54.55%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) CCIE
6 14 (42.42%) CISSP
6 14 (42.42%) CCDP
6 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
6 14 (42.42%) CISM
6 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (42.42%) Resource Management
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (42.42%) Data Management
6 14 (42.42%) Problem Management
6 14 (42.42%) Chartered Engineer
6 14 (42.42%) Open Source
6 14 (42.42%) SaaS
6 14 (42.42%) PaaS
6 14 (42.42%) SFIA
7 12 (36.36%) Degree
8 9 (27.27%) Change Management
8 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 9 (27.27%) CCNA
9 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (24.24%) ITSM
9 8 (24.24%) Service Management

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 6 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 5 (15.15%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) PaaS
1 14 (42.42%) SaaS
2 7 (21.21%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) BGP
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) OSPF
3 7 (21.21%) VoIP
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
5 4 (12.12%) MPLS
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Wireless
6 3 (9.09%) DWDM
6 3 (9.09%) PBX
6 3 (9.09%) SSL
6 3 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Network Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Design Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Network Design
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 18 (54.55%) Project Management
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Data Management
3 14 (42.42%) Open Source
3 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2
3 14 (42.42%) Problem Management
3 14 (42.42%) Resource Management
3 14 (42.42%) SFIA
4 9 (27.27%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (24.24%) ITSM
5 8 (24.24%) Product Management
5 8 (24.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 8 (24.24%) Service Management
6 7 (21.21%) Contract Management
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (21.21%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCIE
3 14 (42.42%) CCDP
3 14 (42.42%) Chartered Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) CISM
3 14 (42.42%) CISSP
3 14 (42.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) CCNA
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (9.09%) ISEB
8 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
9 2 (6.06%) MBA
9 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
10 1 (3.03%) MCITP
10 1 (3.03%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 5 (15.15%) Informatica
4 5 (15.15%) Ivanti
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Radware
7 1 (3.03%) Arista
7 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.03%) ForeScout
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Meraki
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Tufin