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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 607 574 581
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing CCENT 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£220 £220 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £183 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £282 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
-43.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
11650 9016 10179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.01% 17.15% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 5126 5300
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 387 585
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.43 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 19 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 21 October 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 -31 8 £225 +7.14%
South East -18 5 £220 -
London -10 3 £238 +2.70%
Cardiff -4 2 £119 -46.02%
South Wales -12 2 £119 -46.02%
Wales -24 2 £119 -46.02%
City of London - 2 £238 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Inverness - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Highlands - - - -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (74.07%) ITIL
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) DNS
3 13 (48.15%) SSL
3 13 (48.15%) Juniper
3 13 (48.15%) Internet
3 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 13 (48.15%) LDAP
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) SMTP
3 13 (48.15%) HTTP
3 13 (48.15%) LPIC
3 13 (48.15%) Squid
3 13 (48.15%) Zenoss
3 13 (48.15%) Load Balancing
3 13 (48.15%) F5
4 12 (44.44%) CCNA
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (40.74%) SLA
6 9 (33.33%) qmail
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
7 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) Firewall
10 3 (11.11%) Python
10 3 (11.11%) VoIP
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) DNS
2 13 (48.15%) SSL
2 13 (48.15%) Internet
2 13 (48.15%) LDAP
2 13 (48.15%) SMTP
2 13 (48.15%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.70%) ISDN
5 1 (3.70%) PSTN
5 1 (3.70%) DSL
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Administrator
1 13 (48.15%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (48.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (48.15%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Incident & Problem Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) ITIL
2 13 (48.15%) Load Balancing
3 8 (29.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Security
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) LPIC
2 12 (44.44%) CCNA
2 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Squid
2 9 (33.33%) qmail
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Juniper
2 13 (48.15%) F5
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) IPFX