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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 120 140 143
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 1.23% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £154 £105 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.19% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £105 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £105 £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £123 £118
% change year-on-year
+24.48% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.77 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% +26.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.13 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+15.92% +2.72%
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
456 570 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 18.35% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 318 275
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 5 £130 -
Norfolk +6 5 £159 +50.95%
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MCP
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) WSUS
4 4 (33.33%) CMDB
4 4 (33.33%) Wiki
4 4 (33.33%) MCSA
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Apple

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Deskside Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) CMDB
2 4 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) PDA
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCP
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple