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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK
Rank 589 607 596
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 8 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.14% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Median daily rate £130 £601 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-78.37% +140.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £188 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £630 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £178 £185
% change year-on-year
-38.02% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
9111 10677 10412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.36% 21.02% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5799 6487 6098
Median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 499 490
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 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 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 20 January 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 +24 8 £130 -78.42% 6
London +5 6 £138 -77.41% 5
City of London -2 2 - - 2
Gloucester - 1 £110 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £110 -
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £110 -
Romford - 1 £145 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (60.53%) Management Information System
5 20 (52.63%) MCSE
5 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
6 18 (47.37%) Time Management
6 18 (47.37%) MS Office
6 18 (47.37%) MCP
6 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 18 (47.37%) A+ Certification
6 18 (47.37%) Apple
6 18 (47.37%) Internet
7 17 (44.74%) Citrix
7 17 (44.74%) MCSA
7 17 (44.74%) Wireless
7 17 (44.74%) Identity Management
8 16 (42.11%) Change Management
8 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
8 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
9 15 (39.47%) MCSM
9 15 (39.47%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (39.47%) Blackberry
9 15 (39.47%) Client/Server
9 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
9 15 (39.47%) Finance
9 15 (39.47%) Validation
9 15 (39.47%) ACTC
9 15 (39.47%) ACHDS
9 15 (39.47%) ACDT

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 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) TCP/IP
2 18 (47.37%) Internet
3 17 (44.74%) Wireless
4 15 (39.47%) Ethernet
5 12 (31.58%) Firewall
6 10 (26.32%) Network Security
7 9 (23.68%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (21.05%) LAN
9 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.63%) DHCP
10 1 (2.63%) DNS
10 1 (2.63%) HTTP
10 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.63%) VLAN
10 1 (2.63%) VoIP
10 1 (2.63%) VPN
10 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 14 (36.84%) Retail
3 7 (18.42%) Financial Institution
3 7 (18.42%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Desktop Support
1 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Desktop Support
6 4 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IMAC Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Management Information System
2 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
3 15 (39.47%) Blackberry
3 15 (39.47%) Client/Server
4 7 (18.42%) Equities
4 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
4 7 (18.42%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) CCTV
7 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 16 (42.11%) Apple iOS
4 9 (23.68%) Windows 8
5 7 (18.42%) Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Time Management
2 17 (44.74%) Identity Management
3 16 (42.11%) Change Management
4 15 (39.47%) Validation
5 8 (21.05%) Information Security
6 7 (18.42%) Asset Management
6 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.42%) Network Design
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
6 7 (18.42%) Threat Detection
6 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.89%) ITSM
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (52.63%) MCSE
3 18 (47.37%) A+ Certification
3 18 (47.37%) MCP
4 17 (44.74%) MCSA
5 15 (39.47%) ACDT
5 15 (39.47%) ACHDS
5 15 (39.47%) ACTC
5 15 (39.47%) MCDST
5 15 (39.47%) MCSM
6 11 (28.95%) Degree
7 8 (21.05%) CISM
7 8 (21.05%) CISSP
8 7 (18.42%) CNA
8 7 (18.42%) GCIA
8 7 (18.42%) GCIH
8 7 (18.42%) GIAC
8 7 (18.42%) Novell Certification
8 7 (18.42%) SANS
9 6 (15.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (39.47%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Apple
2 17 (44.74%) Citrix
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (18.42%) Lotus
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
4 7 (18.42%) Sun
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 2 (5.26%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.26%) Sophos
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas