Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing CCNP 30 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.04% 0.58% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 1.97% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 12
Wales median daily rate £425 £341 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.54% -7.46% +5.36%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £450 £353 £528
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -12.50% +33.33%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 427 355 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.11% 29.51% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 250 206
Wales median daily rate £416 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £235 £175 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 11
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.09% -25.53% +241.82%
10th Percentile £10.84 £13.00 £17.63
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £80.00
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -23.53% +6.25% +24.44%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Wales over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
South Wales -4 29 £425 +24.54% 2
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (93.33%) Cisco
3 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (46.67%) Wireless
4 14 (46.67%) Network Design
4 14 (46.67%) Juniper
5 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
5 13 (43.33%) Firewall
6 12 (40.00%) VPN
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
6 12 (40.00%) Junos
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (36.67%) Network Security
7 11 (36.67%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (33.33%) PKI
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) C
9 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (13.33%) JNCIP
11 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (10.00%) McAfee
11 3 (10.00%) ITIL
11 3 (10.00%) Proactive Management
11 3 (10.00%) Change Control
12 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Wireless
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) Junos
3 12 (40.00%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) VPN
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (36.67%) Network Security
4 11 (36.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) ADSL
6 1 (3.33%) BGP
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.33%) MPLS
6 1 (3.33%) OSPF
6 1 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (3.33%) VRRP
6 1 (3.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Designer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PKI
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Change Control
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Proactive Management
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.67%) Service Design
4 2 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.67%) CISMP
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Juniper
3 13 (43.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) AlienVault
5 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (6.67%) Intel
5 2 (6.67%) LogLogic
5 2 (6.67%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Brocade
6 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos