The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 507 540 497
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -43
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 76 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.085% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 8
Average daily rate
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£233 £145 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.34% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £80 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £250 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £80 £110
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £16.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £17.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +23.63%
A+ Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9741 9671 7835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.50% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5579 4212
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 485 437
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
South East +6 29 £240 +200.00% 3
London -2 26 £160 -32.63% 13
North West -9 12 £550 +120.00% 6
West Midlands -16 4 - - 3
East of England 0 2 £103 +2.50% 2
South West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £100 - 8
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A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 61 (51.26%) ITIL
3 59 (49.58%) Windows
4 53 (44.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 35 (29.41%) MS Office
7 31 (26.05%) MCP
8 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (24.37%) CCNA
8 29 (24.37%) Network+ Certification
9 27 (22.69%) LAN
10 26 (21.85%) MCSA
11 22 (18.49%) SLA
11 22 (18.49%) ITIL V3
12 21 (17.65%) MCITP
12 21 (17.65%) CCNP
13 20 (16.81%) MCSE
13 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
14 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
15 18 (15.13%) Cisco
15 18 (15.13%) Wireless
16 14 (11.76%) MCDST
17 13 (10.92%) Network Design
17 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
17 13 (10.92%) Office 365
17 13 (10.92%) Migration
17 13 (10.92%) VPN
18 12 (10.08%) DNS
18 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
18 12 (10.08%) Incident Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.72%) Lync
3 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.84%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 35 (29.41%) MS Office
2 19 (15.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.69%) LAN
2 18 (15.13%) Wireless
3 13 (10.92%) VPN
4 12 (10.08%) DNS
5 11 (9.24%) DHCP
6 10 (8.40%) IP Telephony
7 8 (6.72%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.20%) FTP
11 4 (3.36%) VoIP
11 4 (3.36%) WAN
11 4 (3.36%) NAS
11 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.36%) SAN
12 2 (1.68%) VLAN
13 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.84%) OSPF
13 1 (0.84%) Firewall
13 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Law
2 6 (5.04%) Legal
3 3 (2.52%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Analyst
2 25 (21.01%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) Desktop Support
3 18 (15.13%) Service Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (10.92%) Help Desk Support
6 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Network Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Customer Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Network Support
8 9 (7.56%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.72%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.88%) Help Desk Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) IT Support
10 7 (5.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Technical Team Leader
11 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) LAMP
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.84%) CSS
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
1 8 (6.72%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.20%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.20%) Smartcard
3 4 (3.36%) CMDB
3 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) FMCG
4 2 (1.68%) iPhone
4 2 (1.68%) Tandem
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.84%) Handset
5 1 (0.84%) Informatics
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Windows
2 42 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.04%) Android
3 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.36%) Linux
5 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) ITIL
2 22 (18.49%) ITIL V3
3 13 (10.92%) Data Migration
3 13 (10.92%) Migration
3 13 (10.92%) Network Design
4 12 (10.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
5 6 (5.04%) Document Management
5 6 (5.04%) CRM
6 5 (4.20%) Service Management
6 5 (4.20%) SIEM
7 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.36%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.36%) Information Security
8 3 (2.52%) B2B
8 3 (2.52%) QMS
8 3 (2.52%) Coaching
9 2 (1.68%) Cyber Security
9 2 (1.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) C#
2 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (44.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (26.05%) MCP
3 29 (24.37%) CCNA
3 29 (24.37%) Network+ Certification
3 29 (24.37%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (21.85%) MCSA
5 21 (17.65%) CCNP
5 21 (17.65%) MCITP
6 20 (16.81%) MCSE
7 14 (11.76%) MCDST
8 12 (10.08%) Security Cleared
9 7 (5.88%) Degree
10 6 (5.04%) MOS
11 5 (4.20%) CISSP
12 4 (3.36%) IBM Certification
12 4 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.68%) DCSE
13 2 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) SLA
2 9 (7.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (6.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) DameWare
1 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (56.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.13%) Cisco
3 10 (8.40%) Citrix
4 9 (7.56%) HP
5 8 (6.72%) Remedy
6 6 (5.04%) VMware
7 5 (4.20%) CQG
7 5 (4.20%) Reuters
7 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
7 5 (4.20%) Dell
7 5 (4.20%) Mitel
7 5 (4.20%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.36%) Avaya
8 4 (3.36%) IBM
9 3 (2.52%) Adobe
9 3 (2.52%) Symantec
10 2 (1.68%) Lotus
10 2 (1.68%) Apple
10 2 (1.68%) SAP
11 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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