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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 574 572 563
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 50 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.097% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 24
Median daily rate £160 £119 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.17% +5.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £85 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £400 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £231 £120
% change year-on-year
-30.81% +92.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 13
Median hourly rate £14.73 £14.83 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -4.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.93 £16.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £15.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.88% -3.29%
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
10114 10410 10475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.77% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6344 5824
Median daily rate £410 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 486 437
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
London +16 21 £160 +88.23% 4
East of England +16 14 £165 +26.92%
South East +13 9 £113 -71.51% 6
South West +10 3 - - 1
West Midlands -27 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £110 - 2
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UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 63 (66.32%) Windows
2 51 (53.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
4 44 (46.32%) Windows 7
5 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 38 (40.00%) ITIL
6 34 (35.79%) MS Office
7 33 (34.74%) MCP
7 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
8 31 (32.63%) Finance
9 27 (28.42%) TCP/IP
10 25 (26.32%) Network+ Certification
11 23 (24.21%) MCSA
12 21 (22.11%) Internet
13 19 (20.00%) MCSE
13 19 (20.00%) Degree
14 18 (18.95%) MCDST
14 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
14 18 (18.95%) SLA
14 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
15 17 (17.89%) Lotus
15 17 (17.89%) IBM Notes
15 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
15 17 (17.89%) ITIL V3
16 16 (16.84%) Change Management
16 16 (16.84%) Blackberry
16 16 (16.84%) Citrix
17 15 (15.79%) Apple
18 14 (14.74%) Ethernet
18 14 (14.74%) Wireless

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in 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 17 (17.89%) IBM Notes
2 13 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (35.79%) MS Office
2 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.42%) TCP/IP
2 21 (22.11%) Internet
3 14 (14.74%) Ethernet
3 14 (14.74%) Wireless
4 10 (10.53%) Firewall
5 9 (9.47%) LAN
6 8 (8.42%) DHCP
6 8 (8.42%) DNS
6 8 (8.42%) WAN
7 5 (5.26%) SAN
7 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.16%) ADSL
8 3 (3.16%) Skype
8 3 (3.16%) WLAN
9 2 (2.11%) VPN
10 1 (1.05%) FTP
10 1 (1.05%) NAS
10 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Appium
1 1 (1.05%) Calabash
1 1 (1.05%) Capybara
1 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Hudson
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.05%) Maven
1 1 (1.05%) Selenium
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
1 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.05%) WATIR
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Marketing
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
2 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.32%) Billing
4 5 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 24 (25.26%) Desktop Support
3 22 (23.16%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Service Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (8.42%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior Desktop Support
9 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
10 5 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) CGI
2 1 (1.05%) CSS
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.89%) Management Information System
3 16 (16.84%) Blackberry
4 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.63%) Client/Server
6 7 (7.37%) Wiki
7 6 (6.32%) CMDB
8 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
8 5 (5.26%) Statistics
8 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.16%) Economics
9 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
10 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
10 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
11 1 (1.05%) CLARiiON
11 1 (1.05%) EPoS
11 1 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 63 (66.32%) Windows
2 44 (46.32%) Windows 7
3 18 (18.95%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.74%) Apple iOS
5 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.32%) Linux
8 6 (6.32%) Unix
8 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.21%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.16%) MVS
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.89%) ITIL V3
3 16 (16.84%) Change Management
4 13 (13.68%) Time Management
4 13 (13.68%) Validation
5 10 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.53%) Service Management
6 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.47%) Identity Management
6 9 (9.47%) Line Management
7 7 (7.37%) IT Asset Management
8 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.21%) ITSM
8 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) C
3 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (53.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (34.74%) MCP
3 25 (26.32%) Network+ Certification
4 23 (24.21%) MCSA
5 19 (20.00%) Degree
5 19 (20.00%) MCSE
6 18 (18.95%) MCDST
7 14 (14.74%) ACDT
7 14 (14.74%) ACHDS
7 14 (14.74%) ACTC
7 14 (14.74%) MCSM
8 11 (11.58%) MCITP
9 9 (9.47%) MCTS
10 6 (6.32%) CCNA
10 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
13 2 (2.11%) MOS
14 1 (1.05%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Basel II
2 1 (1.05%) Basel III
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 38 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.74%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) Lotus
3 16 (16.84%) Citrix
4 15 (15.79%) Apple
5 13 (13.68%) Oracle
6 12 (12.63%) Cisco
7 6 (6.32%) HP
8 4 (4.21%) Equitrac
8 4 (4.21%) VMware
9 3 (3.16%) Becrypt
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) Lumension
10 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) Remedy
10 2 (2.11%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.05%) Adobe
11 1 (1.05%) Avaya
11 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.05%) Juniper
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec
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