The table below looks at the statistics for CCENT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCENT over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 591 562 601
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Contract jobs citing CCENT 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.14% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
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£390 £275 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% +6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £161 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £220 £258
% change year-on-year
+79.54% -14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.33 - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10416 9394 10251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 17.66% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5899 5140 5257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 491 640
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCENT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCENT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCENT
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCENT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCENT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCENT within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

CCENT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCENT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCENT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCENT
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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
England -30 10 £390 +41.81% 3
South West - 5 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £400 -
London +13 2 £230 -25.20% 1
Nuneaton - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (90.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL
3 14 (70.00%) Perl
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) LDAP
3 14 (70.00%) HTTP
3 14 (70.00%) DNS
3 14 (70.00%) SSL
3 14 (70.00%) SMTP
3 14 (70.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) Internet
3 14 (70.00%) LPIC
3 14 (70.00%) Squid
3 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 14 (70.00%) Zenoss
3 14 (70.00%) F5
4 10 (50.00%) qmail
5 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) SLA
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Security
7 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LDAP
1 14 (70.00%) SMTP
1 14 (70.00%) HTTP
1 14 (70.00%) DNS
1 14 (70.00%) SSL
1 14 (70.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Administrator
1 14 (70.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (70.00%) Linux Administrator
1 14 (70.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Manager
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) LPIC
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) ACSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Squid
2 10 (50.00%) qmail
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) F5
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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