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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 72 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing CCNP 8 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 2.24% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 8.18% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+109.30% -23.21%
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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
263 159 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.71% 27.41% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 92 74
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £20.71 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.38 £16.16 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 4 £375 +50.00% 7
West Wales -20 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £275 -
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CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 3 (27.27%) Wireless
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) McAfee
7 3 (27.27%) Nokia
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) CCDP
8 2 (18.18%) Nortel
8 2 (18.18%) Avaya
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) CCSP
8 2 (18.18%) Radware
8 2 (18.18%) CCSE
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Change Control

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) WAAS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDP
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) CCSP
5 2 (18.18%) CCSE
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
5 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
6 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) Radware
6 2 (18.18%) Nortel
6 2 (18.18%) Avaya
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft