The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 71 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £80
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £240 £100
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -22.66%
A+ Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
185 200 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.96% 24.63% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 137 84
Median daily rate £375 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing A+ Certification across the Birmingham region.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Birmingham region.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing A+ 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification