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 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 637 611 613
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 10 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.045% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.23% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Median daily rate £148 £240 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.54% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £140 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £258 £240 £190
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 - £17.50

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
11819 10912 10743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 19.54% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7399 6171 6111
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 £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 547 545
Median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £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 4 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 4 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 -35 10 £148 -38.54% 7
London -8 5 £94 - 2
South East -20 5 £258 +7.29% 3
Egham +3 3 - -
Surrey -8 3 - -
Berkshire +8 2 £258 -9.64%
City of London - 1 £92 -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 (47.83%) A+ Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 8 (34.78%) Information Security
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (34.78%) Security Operations
4 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) CISA
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) SFIA
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 4 (17.39%) Remedy
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Firewall
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Patch Management

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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Head of Security
2 6 (26.09%) Head of Operations
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) Malware Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
1 8 (34.78%) Security Operations
2 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) SFIA
3 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Threat Detection
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) A+ Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) CISA
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) CISSP
6 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 2 (8.70%) CNA
7 2 (8.70%) GCIA
7 2 (8.70%) GCIH
7 2 (8.70%) GIAC
7 2 (8.70%) MCP
7 2 (8.70%) MCSA
7 2 (8.70%) Novell Certification
7 2 (8.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Nimsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) VMware