The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 49 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCNP 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% - 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% - 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £325 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
CCNP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.35% 20.90% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 47 39
Average daily rate £325 £480 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.29% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.57% +8.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCNP across the Cardiff region.

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

CCNP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) CCNA
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) WAN
7 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) Juniper
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) CCIE
10 3 (17.65%) Internet
10 3 (17.65%) Network Security
10 3 (17.65%) F5
10 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
10 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
11 2 (11.76%) Finance
11 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
11 2 (11.76%) MPLS
11 2 (11.76%) DMZ
11 2 (11.76%) DNS
11 2 (11.76%) CCDP
11 2 (11.76%) VoIP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) DMZ
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 1 (5.88%) ADSL
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.88%) FTP
8 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Network Design
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds