Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Network+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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+)
England > London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 567 580
Rank change year-on-year -56 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 23 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.060% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 11
London median daily rate £193 £130 £603
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.46% -78.42% +330.36%
10th Percentile £134 £120 £236
90th Percentile £528 £490 £630
England median daily rate £218 £130 £419
% change year-on-year +67.31% -68.96% +174.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
London median hourly rate £13.50 - £34.00
10th Percentile £13.25 - £29.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £38.50
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £24.88
% change year-on-year -1.46% -44.92% +65.83%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,059 6,918 7,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.16% 16.74% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,338 4,551 5,223
London median daily rate £490 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +0.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 128 125
London median hourly rate £22.26 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% +11.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.77 £50.00 £44.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

Network+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Network+ Certification in London

Network+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network+ Certification in London

Network+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network+ Certification in London over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network+ Certification in London

Network+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network+ Certification in London

Network+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East London -6 4 £190 +18.75% 7
Central London -28 4 £200 +66.67% 2
South London - 2 - - 2
West London - 1 £180 - 4
Network+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 12 (52.17%) Wireless
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) A+ Certification
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) MCP
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (34.78%) MCSA
7 7 (30.43%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) MCSE
7 7 (30.43%) Apple
7 7 (30.43%) Internet
7 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
7 7 (30.43%) Time Management
7 7 (30.43%) MCSM
7 7 (30.43%) ACHDS
7 7 (30.43%) MCDST
7 7 (30.43%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (26.09%) ACDT
8 6 (26.09%) ACTC
8 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (26.09%) Change Management
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall

Network+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) Wireless
3 9 (39.13%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) Internet
5 6 (26.09%) Ethernet
5 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) SMS
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Project Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Time Management
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Security
3 4 (17.39%) E-Discovery
3 4 (17.39%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Threat Detection
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) A+ Certification
2 9 (39.13%) MCP
3 8 (34.78%) MCSA
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (30.43%) ACHDS
4 7 (30.43%) MCDST
4 7 (30.43%) MCSE
4 7 (30.43%) MCSM
5 6 (26.09%) ACDT
5 6 (26.09%) ACTC
6 5 (21.74%) CCNA
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) CISM
7 4 (17.39%) CISSP
7 4 (17.39%) GCIA
7 4 (17.39%) GCIH
7 4 (17.39%) GIAC
7 4 (17.39%) Novell Certification
7 4 (17.39%) SANS
8 2 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) CSIRT
1 4 (17.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Apple
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Lotus
3 3 (13.04%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Sophos
4 2 (8.70%) Spiceworks
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Xerox