Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 575 590
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Network+ Certification 33 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.089% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 10
London median daily rate £173 £150 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -34.07% -45.67%
10th Percentile £133 £124 £149
90th Percentile £284 £244 £421
England median daily rate £192 £150 £300
% change year-on-year +27.67% -50.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
London median hourly rate £26.05 - £34.00
10th Percentile £24.32 - £29.50
90th Percentile £28.09 - £45.25
England median hourly rate £26.61 £11.85 £34.00
% change year-on-year +124.51% -65.15% -

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 7835 7708 7478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.65% 17.16% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5215 4974 4935
London median daily rate £475 £459 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% +1.94% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £626
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.85% +12.68%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London +2 5 £175 +16.67% 2
West London -8 3 £180 -25.77%
East London -7 2 £190 +18.75%
Network+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 21 (63.64%) Wireless
5 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (60.61%) Finance
6 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 18 (54.55%) MCP
6 18 (54.55%) MCSA
7 17 (51.52%) A+ Certification
7 17 (51.52%) Apple iOS
7 17 (51.52%) MCDST
8 16 (48.48%) Time Management
8 16 (48.48%) ACHDS
8 16 (48.48%) Apple
8 16 (48.48%) Internet
8 16 (48.48%) Blackberry
8 16 (48.48%) Java
8 16 (48.48%) Oracle
8 16 (48.48%) Citrix
8 16 (48.48%) MCSE
8 16 (48.48%) MCSM
8 16 (48.48%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
9 15 (45.45%) Client/Server
9 15 (45.45%) Change Management
9 15 (45.45%) ACDT
9 15 (45.45%) ACTC
9 15 (45.45%) Validation

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 10 (30.30%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) TCP/IP
2 21 (63.64%) Wireless
3 16 (48.48%) Internet
4 15 (45.45%) Ethernet
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Technician
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Blackberry
2 15 (45.45%) Client/Server
3 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 17 (51.52%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Time Management
2 15 (45.45%) Change Management
2 15 (45.45%) Validation
3 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Security
4 4 (12.12%) E-Discovery
4 4 (12.12%) Forensic Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 4 (12.12%) Threat Detection
4 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (54.55%) MCP
2 18 (54.55%) MCSA
3 17 (51.52%) A+ Certification
3 17 (51.52%) MCDST
4 16 (48.48%) ACHDS
4 16 (48.48%) MCSE
4 16 (48.48%) MCSM
5 15 (45.45%) ACDT
5 15 (45.45%) ACTC
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.12%) CISM
8 4 (12.12%) CISSP
8 4 (12.12%) GCIA
8 4 (12.12%) GCIH
8 4 (12.12%) GIAC
8 4 (12.12%) Novell Certification
8 4 (12.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) CSIRT
1 4 (12.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.06%) DameWare
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Apple
1 16 (48.48%) Citrix
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Lotus
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.09%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Sophos
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Xerox