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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 562 541 555
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 26 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £275 £488
% change year-on-year
-56.36% -43.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.25 £13.00
% 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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10688 8155 8986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.18% 17.03% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 4743 4753
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 358 518
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.90 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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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
London +28 21 £419 -23.86% 1
South East -22 5 £120 -56.36% 5
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
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Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
3 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) UNIX
4 13 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (44.83%) Network Security
5 12 (41.38%) GCIA
5 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (41.38%) CISSP
5 12 (41.38%) GIAC
6 11 (37.93%) Information Security
6 11 (37.93%) CNA
6 11 (37.93%) Novell Certification
6 11 (37.93%) Network Design
7 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) Legal
10 7 (24.14%) A+ Certification
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
11 6 (20.69%) WAN
11 6 (20.69%) DHCP
11 6 (20.69%) VPN
11 6 (20.69%) DNS
11 6 (20.69%) Sun
11 6 (20.69%) MCSE

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (44.83%) Network Security
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) 802.11
5 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (27.59%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Security Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Information Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Network Support
6 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
8 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
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
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
1 4 (13.79%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) UNIX
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 10 (34.48%) Windows 8
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
2 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (37.93%) Information Security
3 11 (37.93%) Network Design
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
5 6 (20.69%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) Fund Management
8 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CISSP
1 12 (41.38%) GIAC
1 12 (41.38%) GCIA
2 11 (37.93%) CNA
2 11 (37.93%) Novell Certification
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (24.14%) A+ Certification
5 6 (20.69%) MCSE
6 4 (13.79%) MCP
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) MCSA
7 3 (10.34%) CCNP
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Sun
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Mercator
4 1 (3.45%) Polycom
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