The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 551 531 503
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -28
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.091% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£245 £469 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.73% +368.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Network+ Certification
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10725 8790 7432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.19% 19.56% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6363 4795 4034
Average daily rate £400 £380 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 416 445
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

Network+ Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Network+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 7 £245 - 1
London -4 6 £105 -77.60% 3
East of England +15 1 £400 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Network+ Certification
UK

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) A+ Certification
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 10 (34.48%) MCSA
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (27.59%) Network Design
8 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
8 7 (24.14%) CCNP
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
8 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
9 6 (20.69%) Network Security
9 6 (20.69%) MCSE
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) SLA
9 6 (20.69%) CISSP
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) VPN
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) UNIX
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) GCIA
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) LAN
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 5 (17.24%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) 802.11
5 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (10.34%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Japanese Language
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Network Support
4 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) SAML
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Network Design
3 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (13.79%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) B2B
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) A+ Certification
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 10 (34.48%) MCSA
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (24.14%) CCNP
5 6 (20.69%) MCSE
5 6 (20.69%) CISSP
6 5 (17.24%) GIAC
6 5 (17.24%) GCIA
7 3 (10.34%) CNA
7 3 (10.34%) Novell Certification
7 3 (10.34%) VCP4
8 2 (6.90%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) MCP
9 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.45%) MCITP
9 1 (3.45%) PMP
9 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Mercator
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
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