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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 598 632 620
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 23 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Median daily rate £130 £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.48% +141.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £183 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £502 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £293 £120
% change year-on-year
-52.13% +143.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.70 - -

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
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 10 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 9 December 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 +18 22 £130 -65.33% 3
London +23 19 £130 -61.48% 1
City of London -1 6 - -
South East +28 3 £140 -65.53% 1
Hampshire +22 2 £140 -66.46% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £160 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £140 - 1
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (61.22%) TCP/IP
4 28 (57.14%) A+ Certification
5 26 (53.06%) MCSE
5 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
6 25 (51.02%) MCSA
7 24 (48.98%) Management Information System
8 22 (44.90%) Apple
9 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 21 (42.86%) MCP
9 21 (42.86%) Wireless
10 20 (40.82%) Finance
10 20 (40.82%) Internet
10 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
11 19 (38.78%) Time Management
11 19 (38.78%) Citrix
11 19 (38.78%) MS Office
11 19 (38.78%) Change Management
12 18 (36.73%) Identity Management
12 18 (36.73%) ACDT
12 18 (36.73%) Ethernet
12 18 (36.73%) ACTC
12 18 (36.73%) ACHDS
12 18 (36.73%) MCDST
12 18 (36.73%) MCSM
12 18 (36.73%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (34.69%) Apple iOS
13 17 (34.69%) Client/Server
13 17 (34.69%) Blackberry

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 10 (20.41%) IBM Notes
2 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Office
2 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) TCP/IP
2 21 (42.86%) Wireless
3 20 (40.82%) Internet
4 18 (36.73%) Ethernet
5 16 (32.65%) Firewall
6 10 (20.41%) Network Security
7 9 (18.37%) LAN
8 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (10.20%) WAN
11 2 (4.08%) ADSL
12 1 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (2.04%) DHCP
12 1 (2.04%) DNS
12 1 (2.04%) HTTP
12 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (2.04%) VLAN
12 1 (2.04%) VoIP
12 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Retail
3 7 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 7 (14.29%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Desktop Support
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) Desktop Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Desktop Support
6 5 (10.20%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IMAC Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Management Information System
2 20 (40.82%) Data Centre
3 17 (34.69%) Blackberry
3 17 (34.69%) Client/Server
4 7 (14.29%) Equities
4 7 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.04%) CCTV
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Windows 7
3 17 (34.69%) Apple iOS
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 8
5 9 (18.37%) Linux
5 9 (18.37%) Unix
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Change Management
1 19 (38.78%) Time Management
2 18 (36.73%) Identity Management
3 17 (34.69%) Validation
4 8 (16.33%) Information Security
5 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Network Design
5 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 7 (14.29%) Threat Detection
5 7 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) ITSM
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Java
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (57.14%) A+ Certification
3 26 (53.06%) MCSE
4 25 (51.02%) MCSA
5 21 (42.86%) MCP
6 18 (36.73%) ACDT
6 18 (36.73%) ACHDS
6 18 (36.73%) ACTC
6 18 (36.73%) MCDST
6 18 (36.73%) MCSM
7 16 (32.65%) Degree
8 11 (22.45%) CCNA
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (16.33%) CISM
9 8 (16.33%) CISSP
9 8 (16.33%) MCITP
9 8 (16.33%) Novell Certification
10 7 (14.29%) GCIA
10 7 (14.29%) GIAC
10 7 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.08%) SCCM
4 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Apple
2 19 (38.78%) Citrix
3 16 (32.65%) Cisco
4 10 (20.41%) Lotus
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle
5 8 (16.33%) VMware
6 7 (14.29%) Sun
7 5 (10.20%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.08%) Avaya
9 2 (4.08%) CA
9 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.08%) Nortel
9 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.08%) Sophos
9 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.04%) ProCurve