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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 613 597 569
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing CCENT 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.039% 0.11%
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 - -

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
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £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 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 6 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 5 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
England +3 6 £275 +22.22% 5
Oxfordshire - 5 £275 -
South East - 5 £275 - 1
Cannock - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (95.24%) Cisco
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNA
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) Aruba
4 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 11 (52.38%) DNS
4 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 10 (47.62%) FTP
5 10 (47.62%) SMTP
5 10 (47.62%) DHCP
5 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (42.86%) Wireless
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) LAN
9 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) SNMP
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 5 (23.81%) CCSA
9 5 (23.81%) Check Point Certification

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
1 11 (52.38%) VoIP
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
2 10 (47.62%) FTP
2 10 (47.62%) SMTP
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
6 5 (23.81%) HSRP
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec
6 5 (23.81%) SNMP
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) VRRP
6 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Check Point Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Check Point Support
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall Support
2 5 (23.81%) Network Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support
2 5 (23.81%) Network Support Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Support Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNA
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) CCSA
4 5 (23.81%) CCSE
4 5 (23.81%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (19.05%) MCSA
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 3 (14.29%) ACSA
6 3 (14.29%) MCITP
6 3 (14.29%) MCSE
6 3 (14.29%) MCTS
7 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.76%) CCAA
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Aruba
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Symantec
8 3 (14.29%) Apple
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix
9 2 (9.52%) Qualys
9 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.76%) EMC
10 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks
10 1 (4.76%) Mitel
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle
10 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow