The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 396 377 396
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 16 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.056% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.36% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £238 £218 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £80 £110 £125
% change year-on-year
-27.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.88 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £13.75 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.56%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £225 - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 13 (46.43%) MS Office
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) MCP
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.00%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) MCITP
9 6 (21.43%) Wireless
9 6 (21.43%) Banking
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) MCDST
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.86%) DHCP
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
11 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
11 4 (14.29%) Reuters
11 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
11 4 (14.29%) Smartcard
11 4 (14.29%) Remedy

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
1 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Wireless
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) FTP
5 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) PBX
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) DSL
General
1 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (21.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) IT Support
5 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
8 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (3.57%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) MCP
4 6 (21.43%) MCITP
5 5 (17.86%) MCDST
6 4 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (14.29%) MOS
7 3 (10.71%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.14%) MCSE
8 2 (7.14%) MCSA
8 2 (7.14%) MCTS
9 1 (3.57%) ACTC
9 1 (3.57%) ACSP
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) ZENworks
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.57%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Reuters
4 4 (14.29%) Bloomberg
4 4 (14.29%) Remedy
4 4 (14.29%) CQG
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Cerner
6 2 (7.14%) Bomgar
6 2 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) Polycom
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimbledon
Premier Group
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago