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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
Rank 581 572 546
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Average daily rate
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£306 £359 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £159 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £178 £501
% change year-on-year
-30.98% -64.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -28 12 £406 +13.24% 3
London +13 6 £488 +4.00% 2
South East - 5 £185 -
City of London +9 3 £525 +12.00%
Cardiff - 2 £119 -
South Wales - 2 £119 -
Wales - 2 £119 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Pontypridd - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redruth - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Treorchy - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Wellingborough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Network+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) Risk Management
4 13 (38.24%) UNIX
4 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (38.24%) Network Security
5 12 (35.29%) GCIA
5 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (35.29%) CISSP
5 12 (35.29%) GIAC
6 11 (32.35%) CNA
6 11 (32.35%) Novell Certification
6 11 (32.35%) Information Security
7 10 (29.41%) Network Design
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (26.47%) A+ Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Legal
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) MCSE
10 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) Internet
11 6 (17.65%) 802.11
11 6 (17.65%) Sun

Network+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
2 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 13 (38.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (38.24%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) 802.11
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) WAN
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (23.53%) Legal
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Security Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Information Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Support
6 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) SAML
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) FMCG
2 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.88%) Equities
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) UNIX
3 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 12 (35.29%) Windows 8
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Risk Management
2 12 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (32.35%) Information Security
4 10 (29.41%) Network Design
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 6 (17.65%) Line Management
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Fund Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) GCIA
1 12 (35.29%) CISSP
1 12 (35.29%) GIAC
2 11 (32.35%) CNA
2 11 (32.35%) Novell Certification
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (26.47%) A+ Certification
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) MCSA
6 3 (8.82%) CCNA
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) CCENT
8 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Sun
2 6 (17.65%) SAP
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) Mercator
5 1 (2.94%) Polycom
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
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