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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.76% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £240 £90
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +166.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
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
56 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.21% 22.66% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 14
Average daily rate £280 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Average hourly rate £42.13 £21.04 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.21% -50.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth - 2 £140 -
A+ Certification
South West

A+ Certification
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft