The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCENT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 641 621
Rank change year-on-year +67 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCENT 13 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £200 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £305 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £384 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -46.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8905 11622 10650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 7267 6206
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 440 554
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CCENT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCENT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCENT over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Top 19 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 25 June 2017. 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 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 +46 10 £200 -46.66% 4
East of England -6 3 £315 -16.00%
South East +39 2 £180 -34.54%
South West - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Berkshire +19 1 £200 -
Reading +13 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £315 -16.00%
Wales - 1 £110 -
Bromley - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £160 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £315 -
Corsham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £160 -
Cardiff - 1 £110 -
South Wales - 1 £110 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for CCENT.

1 13 (86.67%) CCNA
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
8 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
8 2 (13.33%) SIEM
8 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
8 2 (13.33%) SANS
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (13.33%) CRM
8 2 (13.33%) Windows

CCENT
Co-occurring 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 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) ICMP
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) RIP
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Relationship Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Relationships Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Relationships Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNA
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SANS
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCAA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Polycom
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Elland, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
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Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Randstad Technologies
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