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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 529 522 532
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 68 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.099% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.53% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 9
Average daily rate
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£121 £105 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £85 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £276 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £118 £112
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.81 £17.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -5.17%
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
9802 9232 8298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.97% 18.69% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5938 5277 4520
Average daily rate £400 £379 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 405 455
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £13.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 July 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 July 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
London +1 32 £85 -15.00% 2
North West - 12 £488 - 1
South West +9 9 £173 +72.50% 6
East of England +1 7 £105 -10.63% 1
South East -17 5 - - 9
Yorkshire - 3 £115 -
West Midlands -2 1 £85 - 2
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (44.44%) ITIL
3 51 (35.42%) Windows
4 41 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (28.47%) CCNA
5 38 (26.39%) MS Office
6 35 (24.31%) Windows 7
7 33 (22.92%) MCP
7 33 (22.92%) MCSE
7 33 (22.92%) Network+ Certification
8 31 (21.53%) MCSA
9 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 26 (18.06%) LAN
10 26 (18.06%) CCNP
11 24 (16.67%) ITIL V3
12 22 (15.28%) SLA
13 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
14 20 (13.89%) SQL
15 17 (11.81%) Office 365
15 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
16 16 (11.11%) Cisco
17 15 (10.42%) MCITP
18 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
19 13 (9.03%) VPN
19 13 (9.03%) MCDST
19 13 (9.03%) Network Design
20 11 (7.64%) Migration
20 11 (7.64%) DNS
20 11 (7.64%) Incident Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.47%) Lync
2 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.69%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (26.39%) MS Office
2 28 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) LAN
2 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 13 (9.03%) VPN
4 11 (7.64%) DNS
5 9 (6.25%) DHCP
6 8 (5.56%) WAN
7 6 (4.17%) Wireless
8 5 (3.47%) Firewall
8 5 (3.47%) VoIP
9 4 (2.78%) SAN
9 4 (2.78%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (2.78%) NAS
9 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.08%) Internet
11 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.69%) OSPF
12 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.69%) Intranet
12 1 (0.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) DataStage
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (6.94%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Law
2 8 (5.56%) Legal
3 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Analyst
2 29 (20.14%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (6.94%) Network Support
7 9 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.47%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.69%) CSS
2 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.78%) CMDB
4 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.08%) GIS
4 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Tandem
5 2 (1.39%) NHS
5 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.39%) iPhone
5 2 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.69%) PDA
6 1 (0.69%) Derivative
6 1 (0.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.69%) Statistics
6 1 (0.69%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.42%) Windows
2 35 (24.31%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.17%) Linux
3 6 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.08%) Android
6 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.39%) UNIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) ITIL
2 24 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 13 (9.03%) Network Design
4 11 (7.64%) Incident Management
4 11 (7.64%) Data Migration
4 11 (7.64%) Migration
5 10 (6.94%) SIEM
6 8 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 8 (5.56%) Document Management
7 7 (4.86%) Information Security
7 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.17%) CRM
9 5 (3.47%) Service Management
9 5 (3.47%) Web Development
10 4 (2.78%) Fault Management
10 4 (2.78%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.08%) Project Management
11 3 (2.08%) B2B
11 3 (2.08%) Line Management
11 3 (2.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) SQL
2 3 (2.08%) C
3 2 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (0.69%) C++
4 1 (0.69%) Java
4 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.69%) Scala
4 1 (0.69%) APL
Qualifications
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (28.47%) CCNA
2 41 (28.47%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (22.92%) MCP
3 33 (22.92%) MCSE
3 33 (22.92%) Network+ Certification
4 31 (21.53%) MCSA
5 26 (18.06%) CCNP
6 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.42%) MCITP
8 13 (9.03%) MCDST
9 10 (6.94%) CISSP
10 9 (6.25%) MOS
11 7 (4.86%) Degree
12 6 (4.17%) CEH
13 4 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.78%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.78%) CCENT
14 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.08%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.39%) BS7799
6 1 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.69%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Cisco
3 10 (6.94%) HP
3 10 (6.94%) VMware
3 10 (6.94%) ArcSight
4 8 (5.56%) Remedy
4 8 (5.56%) Dell
5 7 (4.86%) Symantec
6 6 (4.17%) Avaya
7 5 (3.47%) Apple
8 4 (2.78%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle
9 3 (2.08%) Citrix
9 3 (2.08%) Sun
9 3 (2.08%) Teradata
9 3 (2.08%) Mitel
10 2 (1.39%) Altiris
10 2 (1.39%) Polycom
10 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.39%) NetApp
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