The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT contracts advertised for the 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 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 57 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.83% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 2.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £365 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +57.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £28.55
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +75.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
267 182 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.03% 27.74% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 69
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £21.56 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCNP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CCNP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CCNP
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

CCNP Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 5 £275 -24.65% 5
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 7 (36.84%) CCNA
5 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) Network Design
7 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) Avaya
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (21.05%) CCSE
8 4 (21.05%) F5
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
9 3 (15.79%) Radware
9 3 (15.79%) Nortel
9 3 (15.79%) McAfee
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) CCSP
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) HNC
10 2 (10.53%) Windows
10 2 (10.53%) MS Visio

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) HSRP
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) VRRP
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) RIP
7 1 (5.26%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCSE
4 3 (15.79%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) HNC
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 3 (15.79%) Nortel
5 3 (15.79%) McAfee
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Radware
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.26%) Aruba
7 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.26%) Lumension
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Websense