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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 560 541 548
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 46 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 16
Median daily rate £153 £240 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% +140.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £85 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £550 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £164 £240 £100
% change year-on-year
-31.87% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 17
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -3.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.48 £18.17 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -22.66%
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
10466 9620 9688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.25% 19.22% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6541 5606 5716
Median daily rate £405 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 475 498
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 May 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 May 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
South East -22 11 £175 -27.08% 3
East of England +15 10 £154 +47.95% 1
London -13 10 £130 +52.94% 2
West Midlands -7 7 £225 +164.70%
South West -5 4 £160 +88.23%
Yorkshire +5 2 - -
North West -28 1 £200 -63.63%
North East - 1 £140 - 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (55.84%) ITIL
3 41 (53.25%) Windows
4 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
5 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
5 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
6 21 (27.27%) MCP
7 20 (25.97%) MS Office
8 14 (18.18%) CCNA
8 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (15.58%) SLA
9 12 (15.58%) Finance
10 11 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (12.99%) ITIL V3
11 10 (12.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.69%) Office 365
12 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.69%) C
12 9 (11.69%) MCSE
13 8 (10.39%) Windows XP
13 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
13 8 (10.39%) LAN
13 8 (10.39%) Service Management
13 8 (10.39%) Migration
13 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
14 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.09%) MCITP
14 7 (9.09%) MCSA

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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.30%) CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (25.97%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) LAN
2 6 (7.79%) VPN
3 5 (6.49%) Internet
4 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) WAN
6 2 (2.60%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) Intranet
6 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.30%) DHCP
7 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.30%) FTP
7 1 (1.30%) SAN
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Military
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.90%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) Ajax
2 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.30%) CGI
2 1 (1.30%) HTML5
2 1 (1.30%) jQuery
2 1 (1.30%) LESS
2 1 (1.30%) Sass
2 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) CMDB
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.19%) Wiki
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) PDA
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.39%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.79%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) Android
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.60%) Linux
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL V3
3 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Service Management
4 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.49%) Line Management
7 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.19%) IT Asset Management
7 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.19%) Time Management
8 3 (3.90%) Change Management
8 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.60%) Project Management
9 2 (2.60%) Validation
10 1 (1.30%) Analytics
10 1 (1.30%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (1.30%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.30%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) C
2 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (27.27%) MCP
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (12.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (11.69%) MCSE
7 7 (9.09%) MCITP
7 7 (9.09%) MCSA
7 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (5.19%) Degree
10 3 (3.90%) MCDST
11 2 (2.60%) MCTS
11 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.30%) ACHDS
12 1 (1.30%) ACTC
12 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.30%) RHCE
12 1 (1.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Basel II
2 1 (1.30%) Basel III
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) WSUS
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco
2 5 (6.49%) Citrix
2 5 (6.49%) HP
2 5 (6.49%) Remedy
3 4 (5.19%) Apple
3 4 (5.19%) Dell
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe
4 3 (3.90%) Becrypt
4 3 (3.90%) Lumension
5 2 (2.60%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) Avaya
6 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.30%) Epicor
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Symantec
6 1 (1.30%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
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