The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 56 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 4 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 0.61% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 2.22% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate £365 £231 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.83% -19.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £226 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £236 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £112.50 £25.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+345.54% -6.48%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
164 90 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.77% 27.44% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 52 72
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £11.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.70 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
CCNP
Wales

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCNP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 2 £365 +57.83% 1
Newport - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
CCNP
Wales

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
6 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF
7 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) BT
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
8 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (18.18%) Internet
8 2 (18.18%) Avaya
8 2 (18.18%) Juniper
8 2 (18.18%) SLA
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) VoIP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) Internet
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (9.09%) Network Security
8 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper