Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 88
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +12
Contract jobs citing CCNP 16 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.34% 2.39% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 7.59% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 23
Wales median daily rate £350 £369 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +27.16% -25.16%
10th Percentile £266 £293 £208
90th Percentile £565 £475 £375
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year - -0.36% +6.77%

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 373 448 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.16% 31.46% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 300 299
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £141 £221 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +177.11% +23.29%
10th Percentile £14.99 £14.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £58.75 £78.00 £43.39
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -3 16 £350 -6.67% 1
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) F5
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) OSPF
8 5 (31.25%) Juniper
9 4 (25.00%) CCDA
9 4 (25.00%) VPN
9 4 (25.00%) BGP
9 4 (25.00%) IPsec
9 4 (25.00%) Junos
9 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
10 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (18.75%) CESG
10 3 (18.75%) CISMP
10 3 (18.75%) Splunk
10 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
10 3 (18.75%) LogLogic
10 3 (18.75%) SIEM
10 3 (18.75%) Information Security
10 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
10 3 (18.75%) Wireless

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (43.75%) MPLS
3 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) Junos
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) FCoE
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) PABX
7 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CESG
1 3 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Service Design
2 3 (18.75%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) CCDA
5 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (18.75%) CISMP
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) CCIE
8 1 (6.25%) CCDP
8 1 (6.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (6.25%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
8 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
8 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) QRadar
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) AlienVault
4 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
4 3 (18.75%) Intel
4 3 (18.75%) LogLogic
4 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
4 3 (18.75%) McAfee
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) VMware