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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 569 558 532
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.081% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£240 £469 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.80% +368.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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
11771 9919 8306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 19.59% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6838 5340 4439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 463 489
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 4 March 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
Top 28 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 4 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
England 0 12 £240 -48.80% 8
South East - 6 £240 - 1
London -9 5 £105 -77.60% 3
East of England +5 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £140 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redruth - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Rochester - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) A+ Certification
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 8 (25.00%) CCNA
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) SLA
7 8 (25.00%) MCSA
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) MCSE
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
8 7 (21.88%) Network Design
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) 802.11
9 6 (18.75%) CISSP
9 6 (18.75%) CCNP
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) 3ds Max
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) VPN
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Network Security
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) 802.11
5 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Network Support
4 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (6.25%) SAML
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) XML
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
2 7 (21.88%) Network Design
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (15.63%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) B2B
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) A+ Certification
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (25.00%) MCSA
4 7 (21.88%) MCSE
5 6 (18.75%) CISSP
5 6 (18.75%) CCNP
6 5 (15.63%) GCIA
6 5 (15.63%) GIAC
7 3 (9.38%) CNA
7 3 (9.38%) Novell Certification
7 3 (9.38%) CCENT
7 3 (9.38%) VCP4
7 3 (9.38%) Degree
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) MCP
9 1 (3.13%) PMP
9 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Mercator
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Mitel
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