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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 546 537 538
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 34 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.093% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 10
Average daily rate £130 £140 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £113 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £218 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.38 £15.77 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £12.65 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.00 £18.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
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
10022 9350 8593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 20.29% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6263 5473 4720
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 435 397
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 19 £130 -7.14% 8
South East +4 10 £325 +182.60% 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West +1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 41 (45.56%) Windows 7
4 38 (42.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 30 (33.33%) ITIL
7 29 (32.22%) MS Office
8 23 (25.56%) MCSE
9 21 (23.33%) MCP
10 20 (22.22%) Migration
11 18 (20.00%) Data Migration
12 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
13 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
14 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
15 12 (13.33%) Mathematics
15 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (13.33%) CCNA
16 11 (12.22%) Network+ Certification
16 11 (12.22%) C
16 11 (12.22%) Office 365
17 10 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (11.11%) LAN
17 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
18 9 (10.00%) SLA
18 9 (10.00%) VMware
18 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 8 (8.89%) MCITP
19 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
20 7 (7.78%) Cisco

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.56%) Lync
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) LiveLink
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) MS Office
2 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) LAN
2 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.78%) WAN
4 6 (6.67%) VLAN
4 6 (6.67%) VPN
5 5 (5.56%) Internet
5 5 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.33%) DNS
6 3 (3.33%) Network Security
6 3 (3.33%) Wireless
7 2 (2.22%) DHCP
7 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 2 (2.22%) SAN
7 2 (2.22%) Softphone
7 2 (2.22%) VoIP
7 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.11%) Intranet
8 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.56%) Korean Language
2 3 (3.33%) Law
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) IT Support
3 16 (17.78%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) IT Analyst
5 13 (14.44%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Junior
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Customer Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Ajax
2 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML5
2 1 (1.11%) jQuery
2 1 (1.11%) LESS
2 1 (1.11%) Sass
2 1 (1.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.78%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.22%) iPad
5 2 (2.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) PDA
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) Android
8 3 (3.33%) Linux
8 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.22%) Unix
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.11%) HPUX
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (5.56%) Logistics
5 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.44%) Workflow
6 3 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.22%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.22%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.11%) Coaching
8 1 (1.11%) Front End Development
8 1 (1.11%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.11%) Line Management
8 1 (1.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.11%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) C
2 3 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (25.56%) MCSE
3 21 (23.33%) MCP
4 12 (13.33%) CCNA
4 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (12.22%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (8.89%) MCITP
8 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.56%) MCDST
9 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.44%) MCSA
11 3 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
12 2 (2.22%) ECDL
13 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
13 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.11%) Samba
4 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) AirWatch
1 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) DameWare
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) Cisco
3 7 (7.78%) Citrix
4 3 (3.33%) Altiris
4 3 (3.33%) Apple
4 3 (3.33%) Remedy
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) Avaya
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.11%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
6 1 (1.11%) Mitel
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Sun
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter
London
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London
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North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago