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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 514 507 492
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 43 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.073% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 10
Average daily rate
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£140 £130 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £90 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £268 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £125 £120
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.04 £19.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £15.13 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +26.04%
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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +6 22 £135 - 11
South East -6 7 £115 - 7
West Midlands 0 4 £195 +11.42% 2
South West -14 4 - - 2
East of England 0 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 85 (75.22%) Windows
2 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
3 66 (58.41%) Windows 7
4 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (38.05%) MS Office
5 43 (38.05%) ITIL
6 31 (27.43%) MCP
7 26 (23.01%) MCSE
8 25 (22.12%) MCITP
9 22 (19.47%) SLA
9 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
9 22 (19.47%) Blackberry
10 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
10 21 (18.58%) Wireless
11 19 (16.81%) Migration
11 19 (16.81%) Windows Vista
11 19 (16.81%) Data Migration
12 17 (15.04%) HP
13 15 (13.27%) LAN
14 14 (12.39%) Cisco
14 14 (12.39%) Smartphone
15 13 (11.50%) Citrix
16 12 (10.62%) Dell
16 12 (10.62%) DHCP
16 12 (10.62%) DNS
16 12 (10.62%) MCDST
17 11 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (9.73%) Network+ Certification
17 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
17 11 (9.73%) Windows XP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.96%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.31%) Lync
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (38.05%) MS Office
2 21 (18.58%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.42%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.77%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) Wireless
2 15 (13.27%) LAN
3 12 (10.62%) DHCP
3 12 (10.62%) DNS
4 11 (9.73%) Internet
5 10 (8.85%) FTP
6 8 (7.08%) WAN
6 8 (7.08%) IP Telephony
7 7 (6.19%) VPN
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.65%) VLAN
10 1 (0.88%) SAN
10 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Analyst
2 27 (23.89%) Desktop Support
3 19 (16.81%) Customer Engineer
4 17 (15.04%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Support Engineer
6 15 (13.27%) Help Desk Support
7 13 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Service Analyst
8 12 (10.62%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (9.73%) Deskside Support
10 10 (8.85%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (8.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 7 (6.19%) IT Support
13 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (5.31%) IMAC Engineer
14 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Specialist
14 5 (4.42%) Help Desk Support Engineer
14 5 (4.42%) Technical Support
14 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Blackberry
2 14 (12.39%) Smartphone
3 10 (8.85%) CMDB
3 10 (8.85%) Fat Client
3 10 (8.85%) Smartcard
3 10 (8.85%) Thin Client
4 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.31%) FMCG
7 5 (4.42%) E-Learning
8 4 (3.54%) iPhone
8 4 (3.54%) iPad
9 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (75.22%) Windows
2 66 (58.41%) Windows 7
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Vista
4 11 (9.73%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.08%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.19%) Mac OS
7 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.54%) Android
9 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) ITIL
2 19 (16.81%) Migration
2 19 (16.81%) Data Migration
3 10 (8.85%) Data Protection
4 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.54%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.54%) Service Management
5 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.54%) ITSM
5 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.77%) Network Design
7 2 (1.77%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.77%) QMS
7 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.77%) Coaching
8 1 (0.88%) Line Management
8 1 (0.88%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.88%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (0.88%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (27.43%) MCP
3 26 (23.01%) MCSE
4 25 (22.12%) MCITP
5 12 (10.62%) MCDST
6 11 (9.73%) Network+ Certification
7 9 (7.96%) MCSA
8 8 (7.08%) MOS
9 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (6.19%) CCNA
10 6 (5.31%) Degree
11 5 (4.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.77%) CCNP
13 2 (1.77%) HNC
13 2 (1.77%) IBM Certification
13 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.47%) SLA
2 7 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) DameWare
1 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.04%) HP
3 14 (12.39%) Cisco
4 13 (11.50%) Citrix
5 12 (10.62%) Dell
6 10 (8.85%) Reuters
6 10 (8.85%) Bloomberg
6 10 (8.85%) CQG
7 9 (7.96%) Lotus
8 6 (5.31%) Remedy
8 6 (5.31%) SAP
9 5 (4.42%) VMware
9 5 (4.42%) IBM
9 5 (4.42%) Apple
10 3 (2.65%) Adobe
11 2 (1.77%) Symantec
11 2 (1.77%) Mitel
11 2 (1.77%) BT
12 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.88%) Google
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