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 1 October 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 596 623 604
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 21 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £160 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.73% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £334 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £420 -
% change year-on-year
-34.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
Network+ Certification
UK

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
9972 10395 10481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.38% 19.79% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6187 6330 5830
Median daily rate £410 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 485 439
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 16 £158 -42.09% 3
East of England - 3 £275 - 1
South West +15 2 - -
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Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) A+ Certification
4 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (55.00%) Finance
6 21 (52.50%) MCSA
7 20 (50.00%) Degree
7 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (45.00%) MCSE
8 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
9 17 (42.50%) Ethernet
9 17 (42.50%) Wireless
10 16 (40.00%) MCDST
10 16 (40.00%) ACTC
10 16 (40.00%) ACHDS
10 16 (40.00%) ACDT
10 16 (40.00%) MS Office
10 16 (40.00%) MCP
10 16 (40.00%) Apple
10 16 (40.00%) Internet
10 16 (40.00%) Change Management
10 16 (40.00%) MCSM
10 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
10 16 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (37.50%) Apple iOS
11 15 (37.50%) Blackberry
11 15 (37.50%) Citrix
11 15 (37.50%) Time Management
11 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
12 14 (35.00%) Validation

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (32.50%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
2 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (42.50%) Ethernet
2 17 (42.50%) Wireless
3 16 (40.00%) Internet
4 11 (27.50%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) LAN
5 5 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security
6 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.00%) ADSL
8 1 (2.50%) HTTP
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Billing
4 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 5 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
2 5 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
2 5 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Product Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Product Test Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 14 (35.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (10.00%) Equities
5 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Change Management
2 15 (37.50%) Time Management
3 14 (35.00%) Validation
4 11 (27.50%) Identity Management
5 5 (12.50%) Information Security
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.00%) Network Design
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Threat Detection
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.50%) Line Management
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (62.50%) A+ Certification
3 21 (52.50%) MCSA
4 20 (50.00%) Degree
5 18 (45.00%) MCSE
6 16 (40.00%) ACDT
6 16 (40.00%) ACHDS
6 16 (40.00%) ACTC
6 16 (40.00%) MCDST
6 16 (40.00%) MCP
6 16 (40.00%) MCSM
7 8 (20.00%) CCNA
7 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (15.00%) Novell Certification
9 4 (10.00%) CISM
9 4 (10.00%) CNA
9 4 (10.00%) GIAC
9 4 (10.00%) SANS
9 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Apple
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) Lotus
3 13 (32.50%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) Sun
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) VMware
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Novell
8 2 (5.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.50%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Wyse