The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CompTIA Network+ Certification (N+)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 602 617
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15  
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 14 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.032% 0.036% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.17% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
Median daily rate £370 £150 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +146.66% -37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £92 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £359 £251
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £380 £240
% change year-on-year -17.10% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

Network+ Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8346 10685 9435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.31% 21.61% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10729 14696 11437
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 833 962
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network+ Certification in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network+ Certification in England

Network+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +4 8 £425 +183.33% 4
North of England +61 3 - - 3
North West +25 3 - - 1
East of England - 2 £315 - 3
South East - 1 - - 4
Network+ Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) A+ Certification
4 7 (33.33%) CISSP
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) MCSA
5 6 (28.57%) Apple
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) MCDST
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
7 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (19.05%) SANS
7 4 (19.05%) Threat Detection
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) CNA
7 4 (19.05%) Novell Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) MCSE
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.76%) Skype
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Network Design
2 4 (19.05%) Threat Detection
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 3 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
4 2 (9.52%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Management
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) A+ Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) MCDST
5 4 (19.05%) CNA
5 4 (19.05%) GCIA
5 4 (19.05%) GCIH
5 4 (19.05%) GIAC
5 4 (19.05%) MCSE
5 4 (19.05%) Novell Certification
5 4 (19.05%) SANS
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) ACDT
6 3 (14.29%) ACHDS
6 3 (14.29%) ACTC
6 3 (14.29%) HP AIS
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Apple
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Polycom
6 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds