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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 582 585 569
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.084% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate £603 £250 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.00% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £105 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £17.50
Network+ Certification
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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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 10 £615 +485.71% 2
South East +20 4 £250 - 2
Network+ Certification
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Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (35.48%) A+ Certification
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (25.81%) CISA
4 8 (25.81%) CISM
4 8 (25.81%) LAN
4 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Information Security
5 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 7 (22.58%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
6 6 (19.35%) IIS
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) vCloud
7 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (19.35%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) IPv6
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.23%) IPsec
7 1 (3.23%) LTE
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) SAN
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Head of Security
2 6 (19.35%) Head of Operations
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Trainer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Trainer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Site Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Flash
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) CESG
4 2 (6.45%) Life Science
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Information Security
1 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
2 5 (16.13%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
2 5 (16.13%) SFIA
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) A+ Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (25.81%) CISA
4 8 (25.81%) CISM
4 8 (25.81%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) MCSE
7 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) MCSA
8 3 (9.68%) CISSP
8 3 (9.68%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (9.68%) MCP
8 3 (9.68%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (6.45%) CCENT
9 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
10 1 (3.23%) MCITP
10 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.13%) vCloud
4 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) vRealize
2 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) vMotion
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe
5 2 (6.45%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Mitel
6 1 (3.23%) Nimsoft
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