The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 15 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.61% 1.92% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £115 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
A+ Certification
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 62.90% 50.96% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 19
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £198 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing A+ Certification across the Farnborough region.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

A+ Certification
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft