Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 87 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23 +19
Contract jobs citing CCNP 17 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.03% 1.77% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 4.47% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 7
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £416 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% -16.75% +25.39%
10th Percentile £309 £361 £258
90th Percentile £525 £488 £553
South West median daily rate £400 £403 £325
% change year-on-year -0.62% +23.85% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

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 762 760 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 45.99% 39.46% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 473 191
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +17.50%
10th Percentile £336 £326 £313
90th Percentile £616 £625 £638
South West median daily rate £500 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +11.73% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +70.91% -28.57%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -15.03%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCNP in Wiltshire

CCNP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor 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 17 February 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 10 £488 +16.07%
Swindon +10 3 £313 -19.87% 1
Trowbridge - 2 £300 -
Chippenham - 2 £375 -
Melksham - 1 £325 - 1
CCNP
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) CCNA
4 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (23.53%) Information Security
7 4 (23.53%) NsoIT
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server

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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) OSPF
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (11.76%) DHCP
7 2 (11.76%) SSL
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
8 1 (5.88%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) NsoIT
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
5 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 1 (5.88%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSA
6 1 (5.88%) CCSE
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds