Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 57 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +1
Contract jobs citing CCNP 26 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.17% 3.04% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.77% 9.70% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 22
South Wales median daily rate £350 £369 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +28.26% -17.86%
10th Percentile £293 £274 £208
90th Percentile £550 £453 £375
Wales median daily rate £350 £338 £290
% change year-on-year +3.70% +16.38% -22.67%
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 384 361 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.00% 31.39% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 268 231
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £160 £187 £190
90th Percentile £550 £525 £453
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 10
South Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £20.50 £47.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.12% -56.97% +197.78%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.00 £23.40
90th Percentile £50.67 £61.25 £55.55
Wales median hourly rate £26.91 £20.50 £47.29
% change year-on-year +31.27% -56.65% +197.89%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Cardiff +7 16 £350 -5.08%
Newport 0 3 £575 +100.00% 1
Caerphilly - 2 - -
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 - -
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (88.46%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 17 (65.38%) ITIL
5 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
6 9 (34.62%) CCNA
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (26.92%) F5
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
8 7 (26.92%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) CCIE
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) McAfee
10 5 (19.23%) Juniper
10 5 (19.23%) Splunk
10 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (19.23%) SIEM
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
11 4 (15.38%) Junos
11 4 (15.38%) BGP
11 4 (15.38%) CCDA
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) Wireless
11 4 (15.38%) IPsec
11 4 (15.38%) Network Design
11 4 (15.38%) JNCIA

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 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (30.77%) MPLS
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) OSPF
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) BGP
4 4 (15.38%) IPsec
4 4 (15.38%) Junos
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) FCoE
7 1 (3.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) H.323
7 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CESG
1 3 (11.54%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) SIEM
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Service Design
4 3 (11.54%) Ticket Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) CCNA
5 5 (19.23%) CCIE
6 4 (15.38%) CCDA
6 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
7 3 (11.54%) CCDP
7 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (11.54%) CISMP
7 3 (11.54%) CISSP
7 3 (11.54%) MCSE
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CCVP
8 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (3.85%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
9 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) QRadar
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee
3 5 (19.23%) Splunk
4 3 (11.54%) AlienVault
4 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 3 (11.54%) Intel
4 3 (11.54%) LogLogic
4 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
5 2 (7.69%) BT
5 2 (7.69%) Darktrace
5 2 (7.69%) FireEye
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
6 1 (3.85%) VMware