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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 585 580 537
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -43
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.006% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.032% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £250 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +58.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £250 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £192
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £200
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £24.50
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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
9832 9243 8308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.01% 18.72% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5954 5274 4527
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 407 457
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 +14 9 £180 - 1
South West - 1 - -
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Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (94.29%) A+ Certification
2 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (88.57%) CCNA
3 29 (82.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (77.14%) MCSA
5 25 (71.43%) ITIL
6 21 (60.00%) LAN
7 16 (45.71%) CCNP
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL V3
8 14 (40.00%) SLA
9 13 (37.14%) Network Design
10 9 (25.71%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) VMware
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco
12 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 6 (17.14%) WAN
13 6 (17.14%) CRM
13 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
13 6 (17.14%) MCSE
14 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
14 5 (14.29%) Avaya
14 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
15 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (11.43%) MCDST
15 4 (11.43%) MCITP
15 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (11.43%) JNCIA

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 4 (11.43%) NAS
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) DHCP
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Support Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Network Support
4 9 (25.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) ITIL
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL V3
3 13 (37.14%) Network Design
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) Fault Management
6 3 (8.57%) B2B
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security
8 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.86%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) A+ Certification
2 31 (88.57%) CCNA
2 31 (88.57%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (82.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (77.14%) MCSA
5 16 (45.71%) CCNP
6 6 (17.14%) MCSE
7 4 (11.43%) MCP
7 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (11.43%) JNCIA
7 4 (11.43%) MCDST
7 4 (11.43%) MCITP
7 4 (11.43%) CCENT
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.86%) PMP
9 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) BS7799
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) VMware
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Avaya
5 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 3 (8.57%) Mitel
7 2 (5.71%) Polycom
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) BMC
8 1 (2.86%) SAP