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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
Rank 596 611 619
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 6 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.14% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Median daily rate £323 £601 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +140.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £233 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £630 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £258 £250
% change year-on-year
-57.28% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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
9336 11066 10626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.28% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6879 6087
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 445 498
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +27 6 £323 -46.36% 16
London +17 5 £500 -18.69% 7
Romford - 1 £145 -
City of London - 1 £120 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £110 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £110 -
South West - 1 £110 - 3

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 20 (64.52%) Management Information System
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (48.39%) MCSE
4 15 (48.39%) MS Office
4 15 (48.39%) MCP
4 15 (48.39%) Wireless
4 15 (48.39%) Time Management
5 14 (45.16%) Retail
5 14 (45.16%) Identity Management
5 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
6 13 (41.94%) Change Management
6 13 (41.94%) Apple
6 13 (41.94%) Internet
6 13 (41.94%) MCDST
6 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
6 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
7 12 (38.71%) ACTC
7 12 (38.71%) ACHDS
7 12 (38.71%) ACDT
7 12 (38.71%) Validation
7 12 (38.71%) Blackberry
7 12 (38.71%) Citrix
7 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
7 12 (38.71%) MCSA
7 12 (38.71%) Client/Server
7 12 (38.71%) MCSM
7 12 (38.71%) Virtual Servers

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 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
2 15 (48.39%) Wireless
3 13 (41.94%) Internet
4 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
5 8 (25.81%) LAN
5 8 (25.81%) Network Security
5 8 (25.81%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (22.58%) Firewall
6 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) DNS
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (45.16%) Retail
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Financial Institution
3 7 (22.58%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
1 11 (35.48%) Desktop Support
2 9 (29.03%) Security Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) IMAC Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
3 12 (38.71%) Blackberry
3 12 (38.71%) Client/Server
4 7 (22.58%) Equities
4 7 (22.58%) Fixed Income
4 7 (22.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.23%) CCTV
5 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
2 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Time Management
2 14 (45.16%) Identity Management
3 13 (41.94%) Change Management
4 12 (38.71%) Validation
5 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
5 7 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (22.58%) Information Security
5 7 (22.58%) Network Design
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) Security Operations
5 7 (22.58%) Threat Detection
5 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Information Assurance
7 4 (12.90%) Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.23%) ITSM
9 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (48.39%) MCP
2 15 (48.39%) MCSE
3 13 (41.94%) MCDST
4 12 (38.71%) ACDT
4 12 (38.71%) ACHDS
4 12 (38.71%) ACTC
4 12 (38.71%) MCSA
4 12 (38.71%) MCSM
5 11 (35.48%) CISM
5 11 (35.48%) CISSP
6 10 (32.26%) A+ Certification
7 9 (29.03%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) CNA
8 7 (22.58%) GCIA
8 7 (22.58%) GCIH
8 7 (22.58%) GIAC
8 7 (22.58%) Novell Certification
8 7 (22.58%) SANS
9 4 (12.90%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Apple
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
3 7 (22.58%) Sun
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Lotus
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) VMware