The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 584 543 577
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Contract jobs citing CCENT 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.012% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate £325 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £125
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

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
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 10 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -85 3 £325 - 2
South East -13 1 - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
London - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North West - - - -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (85.71%) CCNA
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) MCITP
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) MCSA
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (21.43%) Network Management
6 3 (21.43%) MCP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) MCTS
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Ethernet
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SMTP
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CCNA
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCTS
5 2 (14.29%) MCSM
6 1 (7.14%) CCAA
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) ACSA
6 1 (7.14%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) qmail
3 1 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Zenoss
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
5 1 (7.14%) Google
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