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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 603 593 572
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.029% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£180 £250 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +117.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50

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
10308 10188 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 19.25% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5764 4823
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 461 510
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.02 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 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 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 10 £180 -28.00% 6
London - 9 £180 - 1
Croydon - 3 £180 -
Uxbridge - 2 £160 -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 - -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (94.74%) A+ Certification
2 32 (84.21%) CCNA
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (73.68%) MCSA
5 26 (68.42%) ITIL
6 22 (57.89%) LAN
7 17 (44.74%) CCNP
7 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
8 15 (39.47%) SLA
9 13 (34.21%) Network Design
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
11 9 (23.68%) SQL
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco
12 8 (21.05%) VMware
13 7 (18.42%) WAN
13 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 7 (18.42%) CRM
14 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
14 6 (15.79%) MCSE
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
15 5 (13.16%) VPN
15 5 (13.16%) Avaya
15 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
16 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (10.53%) NAS
16 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
16 4 (10.53%) LAMP

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) NAS
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 2 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security
7 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Network Support
4 9 (23.68%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL V3
3 13 (34.21%) Network Design
4 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
7 3 (7.89%) B2B
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Line Management
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security
9 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (2.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) A+ Certification
2 32 (84.21%) CCNA
2 32 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (73.68%) MCSA
5 17 (44.74%) CCNP
6 6 (15.79%) MCSE
7 4 (10.53%) MCP
7 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
7 4 (10.53%) MCDST
7 4 (10.53%) MCITP
7 4 (10.53%) CCENT
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.63%) PMP
9 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) BS7799
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
1 8 (21.05%) VMware
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Avaya
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
5 3 (7.89%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Polycom
6 2 (5.26%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
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