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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Rank 588 569 552
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing CCENT 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.025% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.14% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £220 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -21.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £206 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £220 £225
% change year-on-year
-43.18% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.38 -

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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 23 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 19 December 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 -38 5 £225 +2.27% 5
South East -20 2 - - 2
South Wales - 2 £119 -
Wales - 2 £119 -
Cardiff - 2 £119 -
London +14 1 £225 +20.00% 1
City of London - 1 £225 - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -

CCENT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) SLA
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
5 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) RHCSA
8 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (12.50%) LPIC
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 2 (12.50%) Squid
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 2 (12.50%) Zenoss
8 2 (12.50%) qmail
8 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell

CCENT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) SMTP
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) ISDN
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) PSTN
4 1 (6.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Incident & Problem Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNA
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (12.50%) LPIC
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Squid
1 2 (12.50%) qmail
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) IPFX
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Ipanema Technologies