Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCENT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 858 837
Rank change year-on-year +39 -21 -3
Contract jobs citing CCENT 23 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.030% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 19
England median daily rate £175 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £115 £263 £315
90th Percentile £341 £388 £358
UK median daily rate £175 £356 £350
% change year-on-year -50.88% +1.79% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £190.00 £24.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +675.51% +55.56% +9.91%
10th Percentile £185.00 £23.25 £14.93
90th Percentile £195.00 £25.75 £16.58
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +22.09% +16.22% +29.10%

CCENT is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17488 19953 20774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 20.49% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10745 12456 12655
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 772 1002
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.69 £49.15
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

CCENT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCENT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCENT in England

CCENT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCENT in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCENT in England

CCENT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCENT in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCENT in England

CCENT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCENT in England

CCENT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 8 £175 -
South East +9 5 £200 -9.09% 2
East of England -11 5 £395 +5.33%
South West - 2 £175 -
North of England +58 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
CCENT
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for CCENT.

1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (65.22%) CCNA
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
7 7 (30.43%) VoIP
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) Apple
8 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (21.74%) Virtual Team
9 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (21.74%) SLA
9 5 (21.74%) Wireless
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.04%) MCSA
11 3 (13.04%) CCNP
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
12 2 (8.70%) Replication
12 2 (8.70%) VMware
12 2 (8.70%) NetApp

CCENT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) VoIP
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) SMTP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) IT Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Operations Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL V3
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Network Design
7 1 (4.35%) Power Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Design
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNA
3 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) CCNP
5 3 (13.04%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Apple
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Veeam
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Mercator
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom