Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 70 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -5
Contract jobs citing CCNP 34 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.55% 1.67% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.44% 5.59% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 11
South Wales median daily rate £425 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £318 £268 £288
90th Percentile £495 £388 £450
Wales median daily rate £425 £341 £338
% change year-on-year +24.54% +1.11% -5.26%
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 403 322 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.23% 29.84% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 242 190
South Wales median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £175 £202
90th Percentile £541 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £415 £360
% change year-on-year -3.61% +15.28% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 10
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £43.50 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.62% -13.86% +296.08%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.10 £36.15
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £73.78
Wales median hourly rate £19.44 £30.75 £45.25
% change year-on-year -36.80% -32.04% +248.08%

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 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in South Wales

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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 17 June 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 +8 23 £425 +47.83% 4
Cardiff -14 8 £350 -1.75% 5
Caerphilly - 1 - -
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
4 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
5 13 (38.24%) LAN
5 13 (38.24%) Network Design
6 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 12 (35.29%) Wireless
6 12 (35.29%) WAN
6 12 (35.29%) Juniper
7 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (29.41%) Network Security
7 10 (29.41%) Junos
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco ISE
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (26.47%) PKI
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) C
11 4 (11.76%) CCIE
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (8.82%) Splunk
12 3 (8.82%) SIEM
12 3 (8.82%) Ticket Management
12 3 (8.82%) McAfee
12 3 (8.82%) SLA
12 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
12 3 (8.82%) Management Information System

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) LAN
2 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 12 (35.29%) WAN
2 12 (35.29%) Wireless
3 10 (29.41%) Junos
3 10 (29.41%) Network Security
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco ISE
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) H.323
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) SMS
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) WLAN
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) PKI
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Network Design
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) SIEM
3 3 (8.82%) Ticket Management
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) Proactive Management
4 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (73.53%) Security Cleared
3 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CCVP
7 1 (2.94%) CCNA
7 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.94%) CISMP
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) HND
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (2.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Juniper
3 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.82%) McAfee
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) BT
5 2 (5.88%) Darktrace
5 2 (5.88%) FireEye
5 2 (5.88%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) LogLogic
6 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy