The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / London
Rank 406 393 407
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.063% 0.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 10
Median daily rate £110 £130 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £80 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £161 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £178 £115
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +54.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.51
% change year-on-year
-14.75% -1.67%

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3158 3782 3613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.51% 18.06% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2175 2502 2492
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 63
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
Croydon - 1 £105 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (66.67%) MS Office
4 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
4 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (55.56%) Time Management
6 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (50.00%) Identity Management
6 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) MCP
7 8 (44.44%) MCSE
8 7 (38.89%) MCSA
8 7 (38.89%) IBM Notes
8 7 (38.89%) Java
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle
8 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
8 7 (38.89%) Lotus
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
8 7 (38.89%) Apple
8 7 (38.89%) Internet
8 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
8 7 (38.89%) Wireless
8 7 (38.89%) Change Management
8 7 (38.89%) Validation
8 7 (38.89%) ACTC

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (38.89%) IBM Notes
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
2 7 (38.89%) Internet
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 7 (38.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Time Management
2 9 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (38.89%) Change Management
3 7 (38.89%) Validation
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCP
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) ACDT
3 7 (38.89%) ACHDS
3 7 (38.89%) ACTC
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) MCDST
3 7 (38.89%) MCSA
3 7 (38.89%) MCSM
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Apple
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix
1 7 (38.89%) Lotus
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Equitrac
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy