Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 95 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 -8
Contract jobs citing CCNP 18 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.91% 1.26% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 3.32% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 3
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £429 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.79% +31.92% -32.47%
10th Percentile £309 £366 £228
90th Percentile £533 £535 £393
South West median daily rate £393 £380 £325
% change year-on-year +3.29% +16.92% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% -4.19%

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 843 692 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 42.64% 37.98% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 387 260
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +8.95% +12.44%
10th Percentile £313 £346 £318
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
South West median daily rate £475 £438 £411
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.38% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.25 £46.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +50.00% -22.01%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £22.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.35 £39.00
South West median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.85% +15.71% +1.45%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -11 7 £469 -1.32%
Swindon -3 5 £385 +1.32%
Trowbridge - 2 £300 -
Chippenham - 2 £375 -
Salisbury +11 1 £525 +10.53%
Melksham - 1 £325 - 1
CCNP
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 12 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) CCNA
5 8 (44.44%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) BGP
7 5 (27.78%) MPLS
7 5 (27.78%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) VoIP
8 4 (22.22%) CCDP
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) CCIE
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
8 4 (22.22%) Project Delivery
9 3 (16.67%) NsoIT

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%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) RIP
8 2 (11.11%) SNMP
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (22.22%) Public Sector
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) NsoIT
3 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) CCDP
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (11.11%) CCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CCSE
6 1 (5.56%) CCIP
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.56%) MCSE
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk