Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 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)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 96 77
Rank change year-on-year +54 -19 +2
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 23 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.27% 1.23% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 3.22% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 10
Median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +7.94%
10th Percentile £413 £409 £380
90th Percentile £488 £531 £505
South West median daily rate £463 £450 £380
% change year-on-year +2.78% +18.42% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - £47.00

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 357 715 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 64.79% 38.15% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 453 286
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £310 £350
90th Percentile £649 £638 £588
South West median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 27
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £31.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.86 £47.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £41.83
% change year-on-year -4.76% +0.42% +4.56%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCNP in Wiltshire.

Daily rate trend for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCNP in Wiltshire.

Hourly rate trend for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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
Corsham +8 4 £475 -1.30%
Swindon +47 2 £425 +6.25%
CCNP
South West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 12 (66.67%) CCIE
5 11 (61.11%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Network Design
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
6 7 (38.89%) MPLS
6 7 (38.89%) OSPF
6 7 (38.89%) BGP
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (38.89%) VXLAN
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) MCSE

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) BGP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Firepower
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (38.89%) EIGRP
2 7 (38.89%) MPLS
2 7 (38.89%) OSPF
2 7 (38.89%) VXLAN
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior VMware Architect
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Automation
3 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.56%) NsoIT
3 1 (5.56%) System Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
2 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 12 (66.67%) CCIE
4 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (11.11%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (5.56%) CISSP
8 1 (5.56%) MCITP
8 1 (5.56%) OCA
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (5.56%) RHCA
8 1 (5.56%) RHCE
8 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto