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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 136 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.36% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £121 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
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
524 440 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.18% 18.20% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 205 278
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 69
Average hourly rate £23.50 £15.50 £23.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.61% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.63 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.40 £38.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 20 November 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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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 - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) MOS
5 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Nokia
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MOS
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk