Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 838 858
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 +2
Contract jobs citing CCENT 17 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.089% 0.025% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
UK median daily rate £225 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -25.93% +51.69%
10th Percentile £163 £221 £220
90th Percentile £388 £335 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £250 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% -28.57% +102.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
UK median hourly rate £107.50 £17.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +514.29% +6.87% +9.17%
10th Percentile £41.00 £16.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £178.00 £18.75 £16.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year +42.86% +6.87% -

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,034 19,727 22,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.74% 20.70% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,669 12,489 13,569
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 903 1,004
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.22 £27.50 £30.11
% change year-on-year -4.67% -8.65% +54.38%

CCENT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCENT over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCENT 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 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
UK excluding London -2 14 £225 -10.00% 330
England -31 14 £175 -20.45% 322
South East -17 4 - - 68
South West - 4 - - 29
Scotland -13 3 £225 -10.00% 15
London - 3 £175 - 18
East of England - 2 £475 - 35
Midlands - 1 - - 72
West Midlands - 1 - - 47

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CCENT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for CCENT.

1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (76.47%) CCNA
4 9 (52.94%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Wireless
6 6 (35.29%) IPsec
6 6 (35.29%) Juniper
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 4 (23.53%) CCSA
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) OSPF
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) VRRP
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) ADSL
8 4 (23.53%) SMTP
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
1 8 (47.06%) VoIP
2 6 (35.29%) IPsec
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) VLAN
2 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 4 (23.53%) ADSL
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 4 (23.53%) FTP
3 4 (23.53%) HSRP
3 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (23.53%) tcpdump
3 4 (23.53%) VPLS
3 4 (23.53%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Check Point GAiA
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
2 4 (23.53%) Threat Management
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
4 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
3 9 (52.94%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (23.53%) CCDA
5 4 (23.53%) CCDE
5 4 (23.53%) CCDP
5 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) CCSA
5 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.88%) MCSA
7 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) VirtualBox
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) FortiGate
2 4 (23.53%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Apple
4 4 (23.53%) Aruba
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 4 (23.53%) Qualys
4 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) BT
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Meru Networks
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Veritas