The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 204 228 230
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.055% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.37% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £180 £125
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +15.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
908 1080 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.36% 14.95% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 745 722
Average daily rate £430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.49 £48.00 £37.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) iPad
4 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited A+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PC Support
2 1 (20.00%) PC Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSA
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Bomgar
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
City, London
Steria
Rate: Up to £80 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago