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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 382 406 387
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 37 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.052% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 2
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£128 £130 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +20.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £96 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £118
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £120 £125
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.00%
A+ Certification
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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
3899 3741 3371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.31% 14.97% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2426 2142
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 108
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 - 5 £313 -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
3 41 (66.13%) Windows 7
4 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (45.16%) MS Office
5 26 (41.94%) MCP
5 26 (41.94%) Blackberry
6 25 (40.32%) ITIL
7 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
8 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 16 (25.81%) Windows Vista
9 15 (24.19%) MCITP
10 14 (22.58%) SLA
10 14 (22.58%) MCSE
11 12 (19.35%) Wireless
11 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 12 (19.35%) LAN
11 12 (19.35%) Smartphone
12 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
12 11 (17.74%) Fat Client
12 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
12 11 (17.74%) Citrix
12 11 (17.74%) Thin Client
12 11 (17.74%) Internet
13 10 (16.13%) Reuters
13 10 (16.13%) Bloomberg
13 10 (16.13%) Smartcard
13 10 (16.13%) CQG
13 10 (16.13%) DNS
13 10 (16.13%) FTP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.52%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Lync
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (45.16%) MS Office
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) LAN
1 12 (19.35%) Wireless
2 11 (17.74%) Internet
3 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 10 (16.13%) FTP
3 10 (16.13%) WAN
3 10 (16.13%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Grunt
General
1 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Desktop Support
3 13 (20.97%) Support Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Service Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (17.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) IT Support
9 6 (9.68%) IMAC Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (8.06%) Junior
10 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
11 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (6.45%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) SOAP
1 1 (1.61%) HTML5
1 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.61%) REST
1 1 (1.61%) ExpressJS
1 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Blackberry
2 12 (19.35%) Smartphone
3 11 (17.74%) Thin Client
3 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (17.74%) Fat Client
4 10 (16.13%) Smartcard
5 5 (8.06%) CMDB
5 5 (8.06%) iPhone
6 3 (4.84%) iPad
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.23%) FMCG
7 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) Statistics
8 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.61%) EPoS
8 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (75.81%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 16 (25.81%) Windows Vista
5 9 (14.52%) Mac OS
6 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.84%) Android
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Data Protection
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 1 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.61%) BDD
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.61%) Line Management
6 1 (1.61%) Migration
6 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.61%) TDD
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.61%) BCP
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (41.94%) MCP
3 15 (24.19%) MCITP
4 14 (22.58%) MCSE
5 10 (16.13%) MCDST
6 5 (8.06%) MCSA
7 4 (6.45%) CCNA
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Citrix
3 10 (16.13%) Reuters
3 10 (16.13%) Bloomberg
3 10 (16.13%) CQG
4 9 (14.52%) Lotus
4 9 (14.52%) HP
4 9 (14.52%) Dell
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco
6 4 (6.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
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