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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 401 410 398
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 28 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.061% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £130 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £210 £105
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +100.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.64 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £14.10 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £17.67 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +13.72%
A+ Certification
England

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
3758 3693 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.36% 14.92% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2356 2229
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 September 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 September 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
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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
City of London +22 2 £313 +131.48% 4
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 36 (63.16%) Windows
3 32 (56.14%) ITIL
4 30 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 20 (35.09%) MS Office
6 19 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (31.58%) MCP
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
10 12 (21.05%) Office 365
11 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.79%) SLA
12 9 (15.79%) MCSA
13 8 (14.04%) LAN
13 8 (14.04%) MCSE
13 8 (14.04%) Retail
14 7 (12.28%) Banking
14 7 (12.28%) Mac OS X
14 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.53%) WAN
15 6 (10.53%) Cisco
15 6 (10.53%) IBM Notes
15 6 (10.53%) Lotus
15 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
15 6 (10.53%) Finance
15 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
16 5 (8.77%) iPhone
16 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
16 5 (8.77%) HP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) LAN
2 6 (10.53%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.51%) Wireless
6 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) DNS
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Grunt
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Back Office
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Service Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Junior
7 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IMAC Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Developer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.75%) REST
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.75%) ExpressJS
2 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) SOAP
2 1 (1.75%) Flash
2 1 (1.75%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.26%) iPad
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.51%) EPoS
5 2 (3.51%) FMCG
6 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.75%) EFT
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 30 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 19 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.28%) Mac OS X
5 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.51%) Service Management
3 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
3 2 (3.51%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.75%) Scrum
4 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.75%) TDD
4 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.75%) Data Management
4 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) MCP
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.79%) MCSA
4 8 (14.04%) MCSE
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 3 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.51%) MCITP
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.75%) MCDST
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) ZENworks
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.75%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco
2 6 (10.53%) Lotus
3 5 (8.77%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) Dell
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 3 (5.26%) Bomgar
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Reuters
7 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) CQG
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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