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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 392 381 397
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 19 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.68% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
Average daily rate £130 £140 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £112 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £191 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% -21.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
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
3859 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
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 5 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
Ilford - 2 - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (51.16%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) MS Office
4 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (44.19%) ITIL
6 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
7 13 (30.23%) MCP
8 12 (27.91%) MCSE
8 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
9 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (18.60%) Office 365
11 8 (18.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (18.60%) CCNA
12 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
13 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (13.95%) VMware
13 6 (13.95%) VPN
14 5 (11.63%) WAN
14 5 (11.63%) LAN
14 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (11.63%) MCITP
14 5 (11.63%) VLAN
14 5 (11.63%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) Korean Language
14 5 (11.63%) Windows 8

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.30%) Lync
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.65%) LiveLink
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Office
2 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) VPN
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) VLAN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) Internet
3 4 (9.30%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
4 2 (4.65%) Softphone
4 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (11.63%) Korean Language
2 3 (6.98%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Support Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (25.58%) IT Support
4 10 (23.26%) IT Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) Trainer
7 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.30%) IT Trainer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.95%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.65%) Android
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Logistics
2 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Time Management
4 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.23%) MCP
3 12 (27.91%) MCSE
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
4 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) MCITP
6 4 (9.30%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.65%) ECDL
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
7 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
8 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Avaya
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Mitel
5 1 (2.33%) Sun
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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