The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 596 588 558
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs citing CCENT 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £275 £225 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £229
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
CCENT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10043 9505 8598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.28% 20.26% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6289 5562 4722
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 441 397
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 East - 5 £275 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
CCENT
UK

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNA
2 13 (68.42%) ITIL
3 12 (63.16%) Aruba
4 11 (57.89%) VoIP
4 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (57.89%) DNS
4 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
5 10 (52.63%) SMTP
5 10 (52.63%) DHCP
5 10 (52.63%) FTP
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (47.37%) Wireless
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) WAN
7 8 (42.11%) CCNP
7 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) LAN
8 6 (31.58%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Juniper
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) SNMP
9 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) CCSA
9 5 (26.32%) IPsec
9 5 (26.32%) Telecoms

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
1 11 (57.89%) VoIP
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
2 10 (52.63%) FTP
2 10 (52.63%) SMTP
3 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Ethernet
6 5 (26.32%) HSRP
6 5 (26.32%) IPsec
6 5 (26.32%) SNMP
6 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (26.32%) tcpdump
6 5 (26.32%) VLAN
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Check Point Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Check Point Support
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall Support
2 5 (26.32%) Network Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Network Support
2 5 (26.32%) Network Support Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNA
3 8 (42.11%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CCSA
4 5 (26.32%) CCSE
4 5 (26.32%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) ACSA
7 1 (5.26%) CCAA
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCITP
7 1 (5.26%) MCSE
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Aruba
3 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) Juniper
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) Qualys
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) Symantec
9 1 (5.26%) Apple
9 1 (5.26%) EMC
9 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
9 1 (5.26%) Mitel
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow