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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 520 520 514
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 70 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.090% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 13
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£128 £126 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.59% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £90 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £167
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £151 £125
% change year-on-year
-16.94% +20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.48 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.58 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+12.64% +7.69%
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
10690 8183 9140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.05% 17.08% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6077 4745 4859
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 341 525
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
London +18 37 £128 -1.92% 4
South East -13 16 £130 -35.16% 4
South West -36 5 £123 -31.94% 2
East Midlands +5 4 - -
North West - 3 £125 - 5
East of England -18 1 - - 3
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 81 (68.07%) Windows
2 75 (63.03%) Microsoft
3 64 (53.78%) Windows 7
4 51 (42.86%) ITIL
5 44 (36.97%) MS Office
6 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (31.93%) MCP
8 33 (27.73%) Active Directory
9 28 (23.53%) Windows XP
10 26 (21.85%) Blackberry
11 23 (19.33%) MCSE
11 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
12 21 (17.65%) SLA
13 18 (15.13%) HP
14 16 (13.45%) Cisco
15 15 (12.61%) MCITP
15 15 (12.61%) Windows Vista
16 14 (11.76%) MCSA
16 14 (11.76%) LAN
17 13 (10.92%) WAN
17 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
18 12 (10.08%) Office 365
19 11 (9.24%) MS PowerPoint
19 11 (9.24%) MOS
20 10 (8.40%) Migration
20 10 (8.40%) IBM Notes
20 10 (8.40%) Dell
20 10 (8.40%) CCNA
20 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
20 10 (8.40%) Lotus

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.84%) Lync
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.84%) Node.js
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 44 (36.97%) MS Office
2 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.20%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) LAN
2 13 (10.92%) WAN
3 7 (5.88%) DHCP
3 7 (5.88%) DNS
3 7 (5.88%) Wireless
4 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.04%) Internet
5 5 (4.20%) FTP
5 5 (4.20%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.36%) VPN
6 4 (3.36%) VoIP
7 2 (1.68%) SAN
8 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.84%) NAS
8 1 (0.84%) PABX
8 1 (0.84%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.84%) VLAN
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.36%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Analyst
2 24 (20.17%) Support Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) Service Analyst
4 19 (15.97%) Desktop Support
5 13 (10.92%) Customer Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (6.72%) Deskside Support
10 7 (5.88%) IT Support
10 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (5.04%) Technical Support
11 6 (5.04%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (5.04%) IMAC Engineer
12 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Specialist
12 5 (4.20%) Junior
12 5 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) HTML
1 2 (1.68%) HTML5
2 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.84%) REST
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (0.84%) ExpressJS
2 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.84%) CSS
2 1 (0.84%) SOAP
2 1 (0.84%) Flash
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Blackberry
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.56%) Smartphone
4 7 (5.88%) CMDB
4 7 (5.88%) iPhone
5 6 (5.04%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.04%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.20%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.20%) E-Learning
6 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.36%) iPad
7 4 (3.36%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) Statistics
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) EPoS
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (68.07%) Windows
2 64 (53.78%) Windows 7
3 28 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 15 (12.61%) Windows Vista
5 9 (7.56%) Mac OS
6 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.36%) Linux
9 3 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.52%) Android
9 3 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.68%) UNIX
10 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) ITIL
2 10 (8.40%) Migration
3 9 (7.56%) Data Migration
4 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
6 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.36%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.36%) Service Management
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) ITSM
8 3 (2.52%) Network Design
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL V2
9 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.68%) Investment Management
10 1 (0.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (0.84%) Software Deployment
10 1 (0.84%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.84%) Line Management
10 1 (0.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
2 1 (0.84%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (31.93%) MCP
3 23 (19.33%) MCSE
4 15 (12.61%) MCITP
5 14 (11.76%) MCSA
6 11 (9.24%) MOS
7 10 (8.40%) CCNA
7 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (5.04%) MCDST
9 6 (5.04%) Degree
10 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (2.52%) CCNP
12 2 (1.68%) HNC
12 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.84%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 33 (27.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) XenApp
3 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.84%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 75 (63.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.13%) HP
3 16 (13.45%) Cisco
4 10 (8.40%) Dell
4 10 (8.40%) Lotus
5 7 (5.88%) Remedy
5 7 (5.88%) Citrix
6 6 (5.04%) Apple
6 6 (5.04%) VMware
7 5 (4.20%) CQG
7 5 (4.20%) Reuters
7 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.36%) Symantec
8 4 (3.36%) SAP
9 3 (2.52%) IBM
10 2 (1.68%) Nokia
10 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.68%) BT
10 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.84%) Bomgar
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