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 3 months to 29 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+)
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 415 431
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.079% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.46% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £425 £150 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £91 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £244 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £380 £240
% change year-on-year -17.10% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3411 3681 3624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 17.01% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4527 5250 4476
Median daily rate £475 £451 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 64 172
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.02 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
City of London -3 4 £463 +402.71%
Network+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Network+ Certification.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) Wireless
4 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) MCDST
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) GIAC
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) SANS
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
5 4 (28.57%) CNA
5 4 (28.57%) Novell Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) GCIA
5 4 (28.57%) GCIH
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection

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 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
6 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Security Specialist
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Threat Detection
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Discovery
4 2 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MCDST
4 4 (28.57%) CNA
4 4 (28.57%) GCIA
4 4 (28.57%) GCIH
4 4 (28.57%) GIAC
4 4 (28.57%) Novell Certification
4 4 (28.57%) SANS
5 3 (21.43%) ACDT
5 3 (21.43%) ACHDS
5 3 (21.43%) ACTC
5 3 (21.43%) CISA
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (21.43%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) MCSA
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MCSM
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP