Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 818 865
Rank change year-on-year -29 +47 -25
Contract jobs citing CCENT 21 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
UK median daily rate £200 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -23.64% -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £200 £275
% change year-on-year +12.50% -27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £31.38 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.88% +17.65% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.38 - £17.00

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 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 18,856 18,406 22,736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.94% 20.26% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,297 11,386 14,182
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.36% +1.81%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 854 942 836
UK median hourly rate £24.69 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.72% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.94% -11.43% +55.56%

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 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 18 June 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 18 June 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
England -36 19 £200 -4.76% 6
UK excluding London -13 18 £225 +12.50% 5
South West +20 6 - - 1
East of England 0 5 - -
South East -2 4 - - 1
London - 3 £200 - 1
Scotland - 2 £225 -
North of England -16 1 £200 - 3
North West - 1 £200 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 20 (95.24%) CCNA
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 16 (76.19%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 8 (38.10%) FortiGate
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) CCIE
6 6 (28.57%) CCDA
6 6 (28.57%) CCDP
6 6 (28.57%) DMZ
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) CCDE
6 6 (28.57%) Threat Management
7 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (23.81%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (23.81%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) IPsec
7 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (19.05%) Wireless
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery

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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 6 (28.57%) DMZ
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) IPsec
4 5 (23.81%) VLAN
4 5 (23.81%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) 802.11
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 3 (14.29%) OSPF
6 3 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (14.29%) VPLS
6 3 (14.29%) VRRP
6 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Check Point GAiA
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Threat Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
4 4 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (19.05%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (4.76%) Conflict Management
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CCNA
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 6 (28.57%) CCDA
3 6 (28.57%) CCDE
3 6 (28.57%) CCDP
3 6 (28.57%) CCIE
3 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CCSA
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCAA
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) FortiGate
2 3 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Aruba
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Qualys
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam