The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 556 512 521
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 8 4 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.009% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.083% 0.051% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate £190 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 - £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 - £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +19.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9674 7793 9676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.46% 18.12% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5574 4183 5068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 432 523
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Network+ Certification
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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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 5 £190 -
London -11 2 - - 2
South East -2 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Network+ Certification
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Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) A+ Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) CNA
3 5 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) GIAC
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) GCIA
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) Network Design
4 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) Equities
6 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) HTTP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Trainee
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PC Support
5 1 (6.67%) PC Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
1 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) A+ Certification
2 5 (33.33%) GIAC
2 5 (33.33%) GCIA
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CNA
2 5 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) ACSA
4 1 (6.67%) MCDST
4 1 (6.67%) MCTS
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Apple