The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 139 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.62% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£118 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £112 £125
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.13 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-2.65% +28.40%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
547 486 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.07% 20.43% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 208 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.63 £37.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
A+ Certification
England

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 30 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £118 - 2
Bedfordshire -22 2 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) MCSE
3 11 (57.89%) MCP
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
7 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) McAfee
9 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
9 4 (21.05%) iPhone
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (10.53%) Symantec
11 2 (10.53%) Remedy
11 2 (10.53%) MOS
11 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (10.53%) SAN
11 2 (10.53%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
1 9 (47.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Support Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Help Desk Support
2 9 (47.37%) Help Desk Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Trainee
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (63.16%) MCSE
2 11 (57.89%) MCP
3 3 (15.79%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) MOS
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) LANDesk
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Remedy
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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