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 26 July 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 45 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing CCNP 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.07% 1.37% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.59% 4.20% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Median daily rate £375 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.24 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +6.44%
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
182 286 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.33% 32.72% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 179 165
Median daily rate £415 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £185 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +14 10 £375 +3.44% 1
West Wales +9 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (38.89%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (33.33%) Wireless
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) F5
8 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Juniper
9 3 (16.67%) Internet
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) OSPF
9 3 (16.67%) CCIE
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (11.11%) HSRP
10 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 2 (11.11%) Meraki
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) DNS
10 2 (11.11%) VoIP
10 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) Remedy

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Internet
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (11.11%) DNS
8 2 (11.11%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) VoIP
8 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
9 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (5.56%) CCVP
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Meraki
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) BT
6 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) VMware