Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing CCNP 28 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.11% 0.84% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 3.35% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 14
South Wales median daily rate £425 £345 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -3.16% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £450 £469 £464
Wales median daily rate £425 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +23.19% -1.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 368 239 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.69% 25.16% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 168 162
South Wales median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £175 £229
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
Wales median daily rate £425 £380 £389
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.25% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 7
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £43.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.12% -38.57% +382.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.45 £22.20
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £78.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £38.75 £70.00
% change year-on-year -51.30% -44.64% +400.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +11 25 £425 -26.09% 3
Cardiff -27 2 £338 -2.17% 3
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (53.57%) Network Design
5 14 (50.00%) Juniper
6 12 (42.86%) Junos
7 11 (39.29%) Wireless
7 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
7 11 (39.29%) LAN
8 10 (35.71%) VPN
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) Firewall
8 10 (35.71%) PKI
8 10 (35.71%) Network Security
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 4 (14.29%) JNCIP
12 4 (14.29%) C
13 3 (10.71%) CCNA
13 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
14 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
14 2 (7.14%) Change Control
14 2 (7.14%) QA
14 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (7.14%) McAfee
14 2 (7.14%) HP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Junos
2 11 (39.29%) LAN
2 11 (39.29%) Wireless
3 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) Network Security
3 10 (35.71%) VPN
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) SMS
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VRRP
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Design Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Network Design
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Proactive Management
4 1 (3.57%) Adaptive Security
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.57%) Service Design
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.57%) CISMP
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) HNC
6 1 (3.57%) HND
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.57%) Brocade
5 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.57%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
5 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk