Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 876 857
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +22
Contract jobs citing CCENT 27 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.012% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 19
UK median daily rate £175 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.88% +1.79% +45.83%
10th Percentile £115 £155 £315
90th Percentile £325 £388 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £356 £350
% change year-on-year -47.37% +1.79% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.09% +16.22% +29.10%
10th Percentile £25.13 £17.15 £15.66
90th Percentile £161.38 £25.05 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.63 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.19% +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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCENT over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Top 12 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 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
England +44 23 £175 -53.33% 4
UK excluding London +42 17 £188 -47.37% 5
London - 8 £175 -
South East +8 5 £200 -9.09% 2
East of England -13 5 £395 +5.33%
Scotland -15 2 - -
South West - 2 £175 -
North of England +59 1 - - 2
Wales +11 1 £110 -69.12% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for CCENT.

1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) CCNA
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
6 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 8 (29.63%) SLA
8 8 (29.63%) Apple
9 7 (25.93%) Wireless
9 7 (25.93%) VoIP
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (22.22%) Project Management
10 6 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
11 5 (18.52%) MCSA
12 4 (14.81%) MCSE
12 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.81%) HP
12 4 (14.81%) Dell
12 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.81%) Veeam
12 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.81%) Office 365

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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) SMTP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (18.52%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Handset
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
7 1 (3.70%) Power Management
7 1 (3.70%) Service Design
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) CCNA
3 9 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (18.52%) MCSA
6 4 (14.81%) MCSE
7 3 (11.11%) CCNP
7 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
8 2 (7.41%) ACSA
8 2 (7.41%) MCITP
8 2 (7.41%) MCTS
8 2 (7.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Veeam
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
6 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
6 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
7 1 (3.70%) Polycom
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy