The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.95% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
A+ Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.77% 16.48% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 27
Average daily rate £375 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
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 Kent

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Kent

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Kent region.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Rochester - 1 - -
A+ Certification
South East

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Bomgar
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 1 (33.33%) Bomgar
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter