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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 36 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.17% 2.12% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.75% 7.86% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Median daily rate £369 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +29.41%

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
129 140 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.98% 26.97% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 105 93
Median daily rate £375 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +184.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.24 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 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 6 £375 +15.38%
Newport -13 1 £288 -0.86%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £313 -
CCNP
Wales

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (96.88%) Cisco
3 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) LAN
4 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
4 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
5 18 (56.25%) Intel Security
6 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
6 14 (43.75%) Change Control
7 12 (37.50%) WAN
8 10 (31.25%) CCNA
9 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
10 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
11 5 (15.63%) F5
11 5 (15.63%) SLA
11 5 (15.63%) CCIP
11 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 4 (12.50%) Wireless
12 4 (12.50%) CCDP
12 4 (12.50%) Juniper
12 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (9.38%) Network Security
13 3 (9.38%) ITIL
13 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
14 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
14 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
14 2 (6.25%) CESG
14 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
1 25 (78.13%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) Broadband
6 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.25%) IPsec
6 2 (6.25%) IPv4
6 2 (6.25%) L2TP
6 2 (6.25%) MPLS
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) PPP
6 2 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) CESG
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Change Control
2 6 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
2 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) CCIP
5 4 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (6.25%) CCENT
6 2 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (6.25%) HNC
6 2 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (6.25%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Intel Security
3 14 (43.75%) Fortinet
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
5 5 (15.63%) F5
6 4 (12.50%) Juniper
7 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) CA
8 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
8 2 (6.25%) Nortel
8 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow