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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
UK / England
Rank 555 555 533
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 22 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 16
Median daily rate £150 £130 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £80 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £167 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £178 £130
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +37.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £8.65 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £15.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%

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
8408 9618 9400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.28% 21.06% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5899 5597
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 445 440
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +20 7 £180 - 2
South West +17 6 - -
London -10 3 £115 -11.53% 4
West Midlands - 3 £150 -
Yorkshire +13 2 - -
North East -20 1 - - 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 50 (69.44%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (34.72%) MS Office
6 23 (31.94%) MCP
7 21 (29.17%) ITIL
8 20 (27.78%) Network+ Certification
9 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 17 (23.61%) Cisco
10 17 (23.61%) Management Information System
11 16 (22.22%) MCSE
11 16 (22.22%) MCSA
12 15 (20.83%) SLA
12 15 (20.83%) Finance
12 15 (20.83%) MCDST
13 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
14 12 (16.67%) Time Management
14 12 (16.67%) Internet
15 11 (15.28%) Lotus
15 11 (15.28%) Apple
15 11 (15.28%) IBM Notes
15 11 (15.28%) Identity Management
15 11 (15.28%) Degree
15 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
16 9 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (12.50%) Data Migration
16 9 (12.50%) MCSM

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 11 (15.28%) IBM Notes
2 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) MS Office
2 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.67%) Internet
3 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 9 (12.50%) Wireless
4 6 (8.33%) DHCP
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) Firewall
5 4 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) Skype
6 3 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) NAS
7 1 (1.39%) Network Security
7 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 17 (23.61%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.94%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.94%) Desktop Team Leader
8 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.94%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.56%) Statistics
7 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.17%) Wiki
8 2 (2.78%) CMDB
8 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.78%) EPoS
9 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.39%) NHS
9 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (69.44%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.39%) Unix
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Time Management
3 11 (15.28%) Identity Management
4 9 (12.50%) Change Management
4 9 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 9 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (12.50%) Validation
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.94%) Line Management
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.78%) Analytics
9 2 (2.78%) Coaching
9 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.78%) Document Management
9 2 (2.78%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (5.56%) C
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (31.94%) MCP
3 20 (27.78%) Network+ Certification
4 16 (22.22%) MCSA
4 16 (22.22%) MCSE
5 15 (20.83%) MCDST
6 11 (15.28%) Degree
7 9 (12.50%) ACDT
7 9 (12.50%) ACHDS
7 9 (12.50%) ACTC
7 9 (12.50%) MCSM
8 7 (9.72%) MCITP
9 6 (8.33%) CCNA
9 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (5.56%) MCTS
11 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco
3 11 (15.28%) Apple
3 11 (15.28%) Lotus
4 9 (12.50%) Citrix
5 8 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Equitrac
7 3 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (2.78%) HP
8 2 (2.78%) Huawei
8 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 2 (2.78%) Xerox
9 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.39%) Google
9 1 (1.39%) Juniper
9 1 (1.39%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas
9 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.39%) Webroot
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