Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 49 66
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17 -
Contract jobs citing CCNP 10 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.63% 1.27% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.58% 6.25% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 14
Cardiff median daily rate £345 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £255 £308 £208
90th Percentile £395 £448 £373
South Wales median daily rate £348 £375 £285
% change year-on-year -7.33% +31.58% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 152 112 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 24.72% 20.29% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 115
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £363 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +12.93% -14.40%
10th Percentile £171 £194 £185
90th Percentile £480 £500 £450
South Wales median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.38 £12.50 £12.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.04% +2.97% -1.54%
10th Percentile £15.08 £12.25 £9.65
90th Percentile £32.72 £12.75 £12.93
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £57.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -30.43% +177.11% +29.04%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Cardiff

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCNP in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Cardiff

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) CCDA
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) CCDP
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) PABX
6 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCDA
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) VMware