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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 633 602 612
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 11 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.038% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.20% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
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 £170 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £268
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £240 £220
% change year-on-year
+60.41% +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
11571 10671 10727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.56% 19.37% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6129 6238
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 £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 552
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 May 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 7 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 30 May 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 -2 11 £150 -37.50% 9
London +8 10 £122 -52.15% 2
Greenford - 2 £243 -
Sheffield - 1 £385 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
City of London - 1 £92 - 1

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 11 (39.29%) CCNA
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (39.29%) A+ Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CISM
3 9 (32.14%) Information Security
3 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (25.00%) CISA
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) MCSE
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (17.86%) CISSP
6 5 (17.86%) SFIA
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
7 4 (14.29%) Remedy
7 4 (14.29%) Novell Certification
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL

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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Head of Security
2 6 (21.43%) Head of Operations
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Malware Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.71%) Equities
2 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
1 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
2 5 (17.86%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
2 5 (17.86%) SFIA
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
4 3 (10.71%) Threat Detection
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) A+ Certification
1 11 (39.29%) CCNA
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CISM
3 9 (32.14%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) CISA
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) MCSE
6 5 (17.86%) CISSP
7 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) MCSA
7 4 (14.29%) Novell Certification
8 3 (10.71%) CNA
8 3 (10.71%) GCIA
8 3 (10.71%) GCIH
8 3 (10.71%) GIAC
8 3 (10.71%) ISEB
8 3 (10.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Nimsoft
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Novell
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Wyse