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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 123 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.072% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.39% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £105 £103 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £240 £80
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +200.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
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
439 514 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.35% 18.58% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 248 251
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 43
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.81 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 May 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 +7 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £105 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
2 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft