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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 546 558 511
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -47
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 26 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.055% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £188 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £188 -
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
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
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 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 27 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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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 - 18 £240 - 1
London +7 7 £105 - 1
East of England +4 1 £400 +113.33%
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Network+ Certification
UK

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 31 (81.58%) A+ Certification
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (65.79%) CCNA
2 25 (65.79%) MCSA
3 24 (63.16%) ITIL
4 18 (47.37%) LAN
5 17 (44.74%) CCNP
5 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
6 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 15 (39.47%) SLA
8 14 (36.84%) Network Design
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) CRM
11 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.16%) MCSE
12 5 (13.16%) MCP
12 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
12 5 (13.16%) VMware
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
13 4 (10.53%) NAS
13 4 (10.53%) MCITP
13 4 (10.53%) Network Security

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) LAN
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
3 4 (10.53%) NAS
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) VoIP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Network Support
4 10 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) FMCG
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
3 14 (36.84%) Network Design
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) B2B
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Release Management
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) Project Management
9 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) A+ Certification
2 25 (65.79%) CCNA
2 25 (65.79%) MCSA
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (44.74%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) MCP
4 5 (13.16%) MCSE
5 4 (10.53%) CISSP
5 4 (10.53%) MCITP
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.89%) GIAC
6 3 (7.89%) GCIA
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) CCENT
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.63%) PMP
8 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Mitel
3 3 (7.89%) Avaya
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Mercator
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy