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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 615 611 570
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -41
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 13 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.005% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.029% 0.088%
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 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 - £13.75

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
10820 10399 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.00% 19.00% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6473 5837 4876
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 455 501
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

Network+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network+ Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Network+ Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network+ Certification
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
England 0 12 £180 -28.00% 5
London -4 11 £180 - 2
Croydon - 3 £180 -
Uxbridge - 2 £160 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (89.47%) A+ Certification
2 32 (84.21%) CCNA
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (81.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (76.32%) MCSA
5 27 (71.05%) ITIL
6 22 (57.89%) LAN
7 17 (44.74%) CCNP
7 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
8 15 (39.47%) SLA
9 13 (34.21%) Network Design
10 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 11 (28.95%) VMware
12 9 (23.68%) SQL
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) WAN
13 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 7 (18.42%) CRM
13 7 (18.42%) MCSE
14 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
15 5 (13.16%) DHCP
15 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
15 5 (13.16%) VPN
15 5 (13.16%) DNS
15 5 (13.16%) Avaya
15 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (13.16%) MCITP
15 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (10.53%) CCENT

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) DHCP
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) NAS
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 2 (5.26%) IPv6
6 2 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Japanese Language
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Network Support
4 9 (23.68%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) DBA
7 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
3 13 (34.21%) Network Design
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
7 3 (7.89%) B2B
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) A+ Certification
2 32 (84.21%) CCNA
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (81.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (76.32%) MCSA
5 17 (44.74%) CCNP
6 7 (18.42%) MCSE
7 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (13.16%) MCITP
8 4 (10.53%) CCENT
8 4 (10.53%) MCDST
8 4 (10.53%) MCP
9 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
10 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (5.26%) Degree
11 1 (2.63%) CISSP
11 1 (2.63%) MCTS
11 1 (2.63%) ACSA
11 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) BS7799
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) vMotion
2 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Avaya
4 3 (7.89%) Mitel
4 3 (7.89%) Remedy
5 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.26%) Polycom
5 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
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