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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 63 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.54% 0.72% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 2.15% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Average daily rate £331 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £34.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -38.18%
CCNP
UK

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
180 233 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.78% 33.62% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 114 73
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £47.65 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.25% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.42 £28.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCNP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

CCNP Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 10 £331 +1.92% 4
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (85.71%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) CCNA
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 11 (39.29%) Wireless
7 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 6 (21.43%) Juniper
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) CCIE
12 4 (14.29%) VoIP
12 4 (14.29%) WLAN
12 4 (14.29%) VPN
12 4 (14.29%) Network Security
12 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
13 3 (10.71%) F5
13 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
13 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (10.71%) CCTV
13 3 (10.71%) VLAN
13 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 3 (10.71%) DMZ
13 3 (10.71%) Internet
14 2 (7.14%) MPLS
14 2 (7.14%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (46.43%) LAN
3 11 (39.29%) Wireless
4 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
7 4 (14.29%) VPN
7 4 (14.29%) WLAN
8 3 (10.71%) DMZ
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) DNS
9 2 (7.14%) MPLS
9 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.57%) DHCP
10 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Analyst
2 2 (7.14%) Architect
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
2 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CCTV
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) CESG
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (10.71%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) Polycom
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds