The first table below looks at the demand for CCENT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCENT over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 548 545 559
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing CCENT 14 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.11% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£390 £315 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +173.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £235 £115
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +104.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9239 8251 9063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.70% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5262 4484 4773
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 559
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCENT
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CCENT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCENT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCENT Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCENT
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCENT across the England region.

CCENT Daily Rate Trend in England

CCENT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCENT across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

CCENT Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCENT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCENT across the England region.

CCENT Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCENT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 11 £390 -
South East - 2 £180 -
London -4 1 £230 -29.23%
West Midlands - - - -
CCENT
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CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCENT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCENT.

1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
2 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 14 (73.68%) HTTP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) SSL
2 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) LDAP
2 14 (73.68%) SMTP
2 14 (73.68%) LPIC
2 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
2 14 (73.68%) F5
3 10 (52.63%) qmail
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.79%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCENT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCENT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LDAP
1 14 (73.68%) HTTP
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
1 14 (73.68%) SSL
1 14 (73.68%) Internet
1 14 (73.68%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (73.68%) Administrator
1 14 (73.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (73.68%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
1 14 (73.68%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Security
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) LPIC
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) ACSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Squid
2 10 (52.63%) qmail
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) F5
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds