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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 122 134 153
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 0.59% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £165 £130 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £231 £120
% change year-on-year
-30.81% +92.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 £15.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -3.29%
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
518 509 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.93% 17.88% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 238 258
Median daily rate £325 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 - 8 £205 -
Norfolk - 6 £165 -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (54.17%) ITIL
4 12 (50.00%) MCP
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL V3
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (41.67%) WSUS
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (37.50%) SLA
7 9 (37.50%) MCITP
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
9 6 (25.00%) CMDB
9 6 (25.00%) Wiki
9 6 (25.00%) Line Management
9 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (25.00%) MCSA
9 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (25.00%) Internet
10 5 (20.83%) Service Management
10 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 4 (16.67%) Legal
11 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.67%) MS Office
11 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (16.67%) Statistics
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.50%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
4 6 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Operational Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Operations Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (4.17%) Break Fix Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Operations Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) CMDB
2 6 (25.00%) Wiki
3 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.67%) Statistics
4 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL V3
3 6 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
3 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.17%) Information Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) MCP
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (37.50%) MCITP
4 6 (25.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCTS
7 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) ProCurve
2 1 (4.17%) Veritas
2 1 (4.17%) VMware