The table below looks at the statistics for Network+ Certification in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network+ Certification over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 628 633 609
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.048% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Median daily rate £150 £240 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £198 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £251 £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £240 £220
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11779 10421 10401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.90% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7361 6097 5996
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 537 491
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Network+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Network+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK.

Network+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network+ Certification
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Network+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK.

Network+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +11 18 £150 -37.50% 8
London +7 16 £150 -31.03% 5
Greenford - 3 £243 -
Sheffield - 1 £385 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
North West - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £92 - 2

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (44.83%) A+ Certification
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (37.93%) MCSE
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) MCSA
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) MS Office
8 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Java
9 5 (17.24%) MCP
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
9 5 (17.24%) Novell Certification
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) Lotus
9 5 (17.24%) Apple

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (17.24%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
3 6 (20.69%) Wireless
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.34%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Malware Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Product Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Product Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.34%) Equities
4 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
4 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
4 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
2 5 (17.24%) Time Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
3 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.34%) Line Management
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Threat Detection
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (44.83%) A+ Certification
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (37.93%) MCSE
5 10 (34.48%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) MCSA
7 5 (17.24%) ACDT
7 5 (17.24%) ACHDS
7 5 (17.24%) ACTC
7 5 (17.24%) CISM
7 5 (17.24%) MCDST
7 5 (17.24%) MCP
7 5 (17.24%) MCSM
7 5 (17.24%) Novell Certification
7 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 4 (13.79%) HND
8 4 (13.79%) ISEB
9 3 (10.34%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix
2 5 (17.24%) Lotus
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Nimsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Novell
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) Wyse