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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 566 558 543
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 45 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.67% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 15
Median daily rate £140 £131 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £85 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £550 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £146 £338 £130
% change year-on-year
-56.66% +159.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 22
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.77 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.38% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -25.60%
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
10625 9578 9462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.60% 18.80% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6691 5673 5535
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 488 439
Median hourly rate £27.55 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 June 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 June 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
London +4 18 £140 +16.66% 4
East of England +22 10 £154 +46.19%
South East +9 8 - - 2
West Midlands -16 5 £100 +17.64%
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
South West +5 1 £140 +64.70% 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £140 - 1
A+ Certification
UK

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
3 38 (49.35%) ITIL
4 34 (44.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (37.66%) Windows 7
6 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
7 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
8 22 (28.57%) MS Office
9 19 (24.68%) MCP
10 17 (22.08%) Finance
11 13 (16.88%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (16.88%) MCSE
12 12 (15.58%) CCNA
12 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (15.58%) SLA
13 11 (14.29%) C
13 11 (14.29%) ITIL V3
14 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
14 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (12.99%) LAN
14 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
15 9 (11.69%) Service Management
15 9 (11.69%) MCSA
15 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
15 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
15 9 (11.69%) Internet
16 8 (10.39%) Apple
16 8 (10.39%) Citrix
16 8 (10.39%) Migration
16 8 (10.39%) Data Centre

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 6 (7.79%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (33.77%) MS Excel
2 22 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LAN
2 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.49%) Ethernet
3 5 (6.49%) VPN
3 5 (6.49%) Wireless
4 4 (5.19%) WAN
5 3 (3.90%) DNS
6 2 (2.60%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) Intranet
6 2 (2.60%) SAN
6 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.30%) ADSL
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) FTP
7 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.30%) VoIP
7 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Appium
2 1 (1.30%) Calabash
2 1 (1.30%) Capybara
2 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Maven
2 1 (1.30%) Selenium
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.30%) WATIR
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Billing
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Military
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Service Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Help Desk Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.19%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Support
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%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) Sass
2 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.19%) CMDB
4 4 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.19%) Wiki
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
7 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.30%) Economics
7 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) PDA
7 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
4 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (10.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.90%) Android
7 3 (3.90%) Linux
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.30%) MVS
9 1 (1.30%) Unix
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) ITIL
2 11 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 9 (11.69%) Service Management
4 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) Change Management
5 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.79%) Time Management
7 5 (6.49%) Line Management
8 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.19%) IT Asset Management
8 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.19%) Validation
9 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.60%) ITSM
10 2 (2.60%) Project Management
10 2 (2.60%) Ticket Management
11 1 (1.30%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (1.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) C
2 5 (6.49%) Java
3 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.90%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (24.68%) MCP
3 13 (16.88%) MCSE
3 13 (16.88%) Network+ Certification
4 12 (15.58%) CCNA
4 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (11.69%) MCSA
6 8 (10.39%) Degree
7 7 (9.09%) MCDST
7 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (7.79%) MCITP
9 5 (6.49%) ACDT
9 5 (6.49%) ACHDS
9 5 (6.49%) ACTC
9 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 5 (6.49%) MCSM
9 5 (6.49%) MCTS
10 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) MCT
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%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Virtual Servers
3 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 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Apple
2 8 (10.39%) Citrix
3 7 (9.09%) Remedy
4 6 (7.79%) Lotus
5 5 (6.49%) HP
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Dell
7 3 (3.90%) Becrypt
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
7 3 (3.90%) Lumension
8 2 (2.60%) Google
8 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Avaya
9 1 (1.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) Epicor
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) Toshiba
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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