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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 609 598 570
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs citing CCENT 11 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.12% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
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£350 £390 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £400 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £390 £235
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +65.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £14.33 -
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -

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
10819 10417 9038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.03% 19.06% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5859 4848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 459 499
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -28 10 £350 -10.25% 3
South East -6 6 £350 +94.44% 1
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
Crawley - 4 £350 -
London 0 3 £180 -21.73%
Croydon - 3 £180 -
Bolton - 1 £1,000 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £1,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £1,000 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (83.78%) ITIL
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
4 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (51.35%) CCNA
4 19 (51.35%) VMware
5 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
6 15 (40.54%) Kalman Filter
6 15 (40.54%) SIEM
6 15 (40.54%) Clearswift
6 15 (40.54%) SSL
6 15 (40.54%) WAN
6 15 (40.54%) PKI
6 15 (40.54%) Kaspersky
6 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (37.84%) CISMP
7 14 (37.84%) CISM
7 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
7 14 (37.84%) Citrix
7 14 (37.84%) CISSP
8 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (32.43%) Network Security
10 11 (29.73%) QA
11 10 (27.03%) Migration
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Capacity Planning

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 15 (40.54%) SSL
4 12 (32.43%) Network Security
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) SMTP
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.51%) FTP
7 5 (13.51%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (13.51%) tcpdump
7 5 (13.51%) IPsec
7 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
8 3 (8.11%) VLAN
8 3 (8.11%) Wireless
8 3 (8.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 15 (40.54%) PKI
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) ITIL
2 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (40.54%) SIEM
2 15 (40.54%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) Migration
5 9 (24.32%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (24.32%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.81%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (5.41%) Network Design
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.70%) Service Management
9 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) CCNA
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CISM
2 14 (37.84%) CISMP
2 14 (37.84%) CISSP
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (16.22%) MCSE
5 6 (16.22%) JNCIA
6 5 (13.51%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (13.51%) CCSE
6 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (10.81%) MCSA
7 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (8.11%) CCNP
8 3 (8.11%) CCA
8 3 (8.11%) PMP
8 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (29.73%) QA
3 4 (10.81%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Cacti
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
3 19 (51.35%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) Kaspersky
4 15 (40.54%) Clearswift
5 14 (37.84%) Citrix
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.81%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) Apple
7 4 (10.81%) Remedy
7 4 (10.81%) Aruba
8 3 (8.11%) Lotus
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) Qualys
10 1 (2.70%) NetApp
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) IBM
10 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow