The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 41 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing CCNP 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 1.21% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 4.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £331 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
176 165 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.88% 28.55% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 114 89
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +363.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Newport - 3 £288 -
Bridgend - 2 £281 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
CCNP
Wales

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (97.14%) Cisco
3 31 (88.57%) LAN
4 25 (71.43%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 18 (51.43%) WAN
6 17 (48.57%) Intel Security
7 14 (40.00%) Change Control
7 14 (40.00%) Fortinet
8 10 (28.57%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (17.14%) Juniper
9 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
10 5 (14.29%) F5
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (14.29%) Wireless
10 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 5 (14.29%) SLA
10 5 (14.29%) CCIP
10 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 5 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (11.43%) CCDP
11 4 (11.43%) BGP
11 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
11 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
12 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
12 3 (8.57%) CESG

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) LAN
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) WAN
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (11.43%) BGP
6 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.57%) FCoE
8 2 (5.71%) Broadband
8 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.71%) IPsec
8 2 (5.71%) IPv4
8 2 (5.71%) L2TP
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) OSPF
8 2 (5.71%) PPP
8 2 (5.71%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) xDSL
General
1 1 (2.86%) Advertising
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Network Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Change Control
2 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) CCNA
4 5 (14.29%) CCIP
5 4 (11.43%) CCDP
6 3 (8.57%) HNC
7 2 (5.71%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Intel Security
3 14 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Riverbed