The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 34 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% - 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £210 £105
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +100.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.72 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +13.72%
A+ Certification
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
53 19 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.20% 10.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 23
Average daily rate £425 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.66 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.00 £46.00
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 Dorset

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beaminster - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
A+ Certification
South West

A+ Certification
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration