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 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 636 621 613
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing CCENT 11 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 16
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £166 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.33
UK excluding London median 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
11746 10607 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.89% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7318 6199 6096
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 555 496
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

CCENT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCENT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 11 £375 +15.38% 5
Manchester +1 7 £381 +8.92%
North West -9 7 £381 +8.92% 1
South East +9 2 £275 -
East of England - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCENT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCENT.

1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (57.69%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (26.92%) Clearswift
7 7 (26.92%) CISSP
7 7 (26.92%) VoIP
7 7 (26.92%) CISMP
7 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (26.92%) Network Security
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (26.92%) Kaspersky
7 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (26.92%) SmoothWall
8 6 (23.08%) Threat Management
8 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 6 (23.08%) SIEM
8 6 (23.08%) PKI
8 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) SSL
8 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 6 (23.08%) CISM
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (26.92%) Network Security
3 7 (26.92%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) SSL
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.85%) PSTN
7 1 (3.85%) RIP
7 1 (3.85%) SMTP
7 1 (3.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Security Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) ICT Assistant
3 3 (11.54%) ICT Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) SIEM
3 6 (23.08%) Threat Management
3 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 4 (15.38%) Application Rationalisation
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (26.92%) CISMP
4 7 (26.92%) CISSP
5 6 (23.08%) CISM
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (19.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (19.23%) CLAS
7 4 (15.38%) CCAA
7 4 (15.38%) CCNP
7 4 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (7.69%) CCA
8 2 (7.69%) Degree
8 2 (7.69%) MCSE
8 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
8 2 (7.69%) PMP
9 1 (3.85%) CISA
9 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (11.54%) SLA
4 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SmoothWall
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Clearswift
2 7 (26.92%) Kaspersky
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (19.23%) Aruba
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Mitel
7 1 (3.85%) Progress