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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Wales
Rank 49 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.10% 1.34% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 4.86% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
Median daily rate £300 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-53.08% +25.00%

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
263 185 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.43% 27.61% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 138 103
Median daily rate £405 £344 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +284.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £60.03 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +23 13 £331 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (97.50%) Cisco
3 32 (80.00%) LAN
4 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 27 (67.50%) Firewall
6 22 (55.00%) Intel Security
7 18 (45.00%) WAN
8 15 (37.50%) Change Control
8 15 (37.50%) Fortinet
9 14 (35.00%) CCNA
10 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.00%) MS Office
12 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
12 6 (15.00%) Juniper
12 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (15.00%) Riverbed
13 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (12.50%) F5
13 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (12.50%) Wireless
13 5 (12.50%) SLA
13 5 (12.50%) CCIP
14 4 (10.00%) CCDP
14 4 (10.00%) BGP
14 4 (10.00%) EIGRP

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:

Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
1 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 27 (67.50%) Firewall
3 18 (45.00%) WAN
4 13 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.50%) Wireless
6 4 (10.00%) BGP
6 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (7.50%) FCoE
8 2 (5.00%) Broadband
8 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.00%) IPsec
8 2 (5.00%) IPv4
8 2 (5.00%) L2TP
8 2 (5.00%) MPLS
8 2 (5.00%) OSPF
8 2 (5.00%) PPP
8 2 (5.00%) SSL
8 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 2 (5.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (2.50%) Advertising
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Network Engineer
2 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Change Control
2 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
1 2 (5.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) CCIP
5 4 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (7.50%) HNC
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCENT
8 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) Intel Security
3 15 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Juniper
5 6 (15.00%) Riverbed
6 5 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.50%) Nortel
7 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow