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 3 months to 28 March 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 27 59
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32  
Contract jobs citing CCNP 5 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 5.50% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 13.58% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 3
Median daily rate £300 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +81.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £325
% change year-on-year - +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.50% -8.33%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 226 265 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 35.20% 40.52% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 181 155
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +105.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing CCNP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -25 2 £355 -2.06%
Chippenham - 1 - -
CCNP
South West

CCNP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) C
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) Network Security
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) F5
9 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (15.38%) Ansible
9 2 (15.38%) Docker
9 2 (15.38%) Packer
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (15.38%) Terraform
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.69%) TACACS
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Military
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) DNA
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (30.77%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Packer
1 2 (15.38%) PowerCLI
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Genesys
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds