The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 194 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% - 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £230
% change year-on-year
- +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.63 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
898 1119 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.45% 15.19% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 780 719
Average daily rate £449 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 37
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network+ Certification across the City of London region.

Network+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification across the City of London region.

Network+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network+ Certification
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network+ Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) CNA
1 5 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) GCIA
2 4 (80.00%) GIAC
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) Legal
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CNA
1 5 (100.00%) Novell Certification
2 4 (80.00%) GIAC
2 4 (80.00%) GCIA
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun