The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 93 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.061% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £85
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £210 £105
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +100.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.71 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +13.72%
A+ Certification
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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 East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
274 243 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.45% 14.90% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 119 114
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £424 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 34
Average hourly rate £14.63 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.50 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £56.16 £65.00
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 East Midlands

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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
(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
Northamptonshire - - - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
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