Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 60 59
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 15 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.05% 1.89% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 6.21% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 27
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £305 £264 £289
90th Percentile £418 £576 £460
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +22.88%
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 362 290 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 25.23% 30.53% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 194 220
South Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.41% -7.94% +9.36%
10th Percentile £263 £141 £219
90th Percentile £588 £563 £526
Wales median daily rate £438 £375 £405
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.41% +11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
South Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £22.38 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.71% -59.31% +161.90%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.50 £14.45
90th Percentile £42.00 £40.00 £68.80
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £56.25
% change year-on-year +10.18% -59.66% +171.08%

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 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 9 December 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 -3 10 £375 -35.48% 2
Cardiff -25 5 £350 - 2
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Network Design
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (40.00%) QA
6 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) HNC
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (20.00%) Junos
9 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (20.00%) Network Management
9 3 (20.00%) Juniper
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) MCSE
10 2 (13.33%) MPLS
10 2 (13.33%) OSPF
10 2 (13.33%) McAfee
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (13.33%) HP
10 2 (13.33%) BGP

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 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Junos
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) ADSL
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 6 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Data Encryption
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Design
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) HNC
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (6.67%) CISMP
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) AlienVault
5 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Intel
5 1 (6.67%) LogLogic
5 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) VMware