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 24 May 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 423 393 392
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 8 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Median daily rate £130 £130 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £85 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £491 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £240 £100
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £15.88 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -22.66%
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
3607 3550 3794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.65% 16.03% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2520 2301 2604
Median daily rate £450 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £553 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 87 119
Median hourly rate £18.75 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.47 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +33 3 £141 -14.54%
Croydon - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) ITIL
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) MCP
5 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) Office 365
8 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) VPN
11 3 (13.04%) SLA
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (13.04%) HP
11 3 (13.04%) Dell
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
11 3 (13.04%) CCNA
11 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Law

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 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Trainer
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Line Management
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.70%) VBA
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) MCP
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (21.74%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
6 1 (4.35%) RHCE
6 1 (4.35%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Basel II
2 1 (4.35%) Basel III
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus