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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / East of England
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £178 £130
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +37.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%

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
408 439 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.07% 18.70% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 215 210
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 72 40
Median hourly rate £39.70 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) MCP
4 6 (46.15%) WSUS
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) SLA
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Service Management
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Line Management
7 3 (23.08%) Statistics
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Legal
7 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) MCSA
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Computer Science

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 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) CMDB
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
2 5 (38.46%) MCITP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) MCSA
4 2 (15.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) ProCurve
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas
2 1 (7.69%) VMware