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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 538 532 535
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 45 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.069% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
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£118 £200 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £99 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £278 £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £118 £238 £110
% change year-on-year
-50.52% +115.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 8
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £17.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.13 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+11.64% +13.00%
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
9543 8443 9343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.54% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5490 4696 4904
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 +33 27 £110 -15.38% 4
South East -18 9 £130 -52.72% 3
West Midlands -10 3 - - 1
East of England -26 3 £118 - 2
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (76.14%) Microsoft
2 51 (57.95%) Windows
3 42 (47.73%) ITIL
4 41 (46.59%) Windows 7
5 37 (42.05%) MS Office
6 34 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (37.50%) MCP
8 28 (31.82%) Windows XP
9 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
10 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 20 (22.73%) MCSE
12 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
13 16 (18.18%) Cisco
14 12 (13.64%) SLA
14 12 (13.64%) MCSA
14 12 (13.64%) Office 365
15 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
16 10 (11.36%) Retail
16 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (10.23%) Banking
18 8 (9.09%) MCITP
18 8 (9.09%) Remedy
18 8 (9.09%) LAN
18 8 (9.09%) WAN
18 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
18 8 (9.09%) HP
19 7 (7.95%) DNS
19 7 (7.95%) Mac OS X
19 7 (7.95%) Symantec
19 7 (7.95%) Management Information System

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.82%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) Lync
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (42.05%) MS Office
2 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (11.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) assyst
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) LAN
1 8 (9.09%) WAN
1 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.95%) DNS
3 6 (6.82%) DHCP
4 5 (5.68%) VPN
5 4 (4.55%) VoIP
5 4 (4.55%) Wireless
5 4 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.41%) Internet
6 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.41%) FTP
7 2 (2.27%) SAN
8 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.14%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.14%) NAS
8 1 (1.14%) PABX
8 1 (1.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 10 (11.36%) Retail
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Finance
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.55%) Back Office
6 3 (3.41%) Games
7 2 (2.27%) Legal
7 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Support Engineer
3 19 (21.59%) Service Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Support Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 12 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) IT Support
8 7 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Deskside Support
10 4 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Junior
11 3 (3.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) HTML
1 2 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.14%) REST
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.14%) ExpressJS
2 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.14%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.14%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) SOAP
2 1 (1.14%) Flash
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
2 1 (1.14%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.82%) iPhone
5 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.55%) EPoS
6 4 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.55%) CMDB
6 4 (4.55%) Fat Client
6 4 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.41%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.27%) iPad
8 2 (2.27%) FMCG
9 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.14%) EFT
9 1 (1.14%) NHS
9 1 (1.14%) Statistics
9 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.95%) Windows
2 41 (46.59%) Windows 7
3 28 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.95%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.68%) Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.68%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) ITIL
2 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
3 5 (5.68%) Service Management
4 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.41%) ITSM
4 3 (3.41%) Data Protection
4 3 (3.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL V2
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.27%) Migration
5 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.14%) Scrum
6 1 (1.14%) TDD
6 1 (1.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.14%) Data Management
6 1 (1.14%) Network Design
6 1 (1.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.41%) C
2 1 (1.14%) C#
2 1 (1.14%) Java
2 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (37.50%) MCP
3 20 (22.73%) MCSE
4 12 (13.64%) MCSA
5 8 (9.09%) MCITP
6 7 (7.95%) Degree
7 6 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (6.82%) CCNA
7 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.55%) MCDST
8 4 (4.55%) MOS
9 2 (2.27%) MCTS
9 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (1.14%) DCSE
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.14%) CCENT
10 1 (1.14%) Dell Certification
10 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 26 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) XenApp
3 2 (2.27%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) ZENworks
2 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.14%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (76.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Cisco
3 8 (9.09%) HP
3 8 (9.09%) Remedy
4 7 (7.95%) Symantec
5 6 (6.82%) Lotus
5 6 (6.82%) Citrix
6 4 (4.55%) Dell
6 4 (4.55%) Apple
6 4 (4.55%) VMware
7 3 (3.41%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.41%) Bomgar
7 3 (3.41%) CQG
7 3 (3.41%) Reuters
7 3 (3.41%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.27%) McAfee
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) SAP
8 2 (2.27%) Nokia
8 2 (2.27%) BT
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