The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 April 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 14 40
Rank change year-on-year -28 +26  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 2 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.60% 7.12% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 28.24% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 2
Median daily rate £313 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £363 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £363 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.44% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -43.83% +18.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 85 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 17.17% 25.22% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 39
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.44% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Swindon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
5 2 (28.57%) TACACS
5 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) DNA
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Avaya
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
2 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper