The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 32
Contract jobs citing CCNP 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 1.19% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.70% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £397 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +13.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £38.00 £41.29
% change year-on-year -15.13% -7.96%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35 108 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 10.42% 32.05% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 39
Median daily rate £500 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £510 £855
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Merseyside

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet