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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 200 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.055% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.36% -
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 £125 £151 £125
% change year-on-year
-16.94% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +7.69%
A+ Certification
London

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
909 1098 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.30% 15.03% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 747 711
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) CQG
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Reuters
5 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Reuters
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) CQG
2 1 (16.67%) Bomgar
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
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