The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 138 142 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £118 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £120 £112
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.17%
A+ Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
552 547 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.73% 18.03% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 286 204
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 33 41
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.38 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.95 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.88 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £105 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) CMDB
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) MOS
5 1 (11.11%) MCITP
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) WebEx
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) MCSA
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MOS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago