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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 379 411 395
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 36 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.048% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
Average daily rate
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£128 £130 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £126 £125
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.61 £12.48 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
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
3890 3785 3576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.99% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 2478 2238
Average daily rate £425 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 82 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.39%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 - 4 £313 - 2
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
3 38 (58.46%) Windows 7
4 30 (46.15%) ITIL
5 26 (40.00%) MCP
6 24 (36.92%) MS Office
7 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (32.31%) Blackberry
9 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
9 19 (29.23%) Windows XP
10 13 (20.00%) SLA
10 13 (20.00%) MCSE
11 12 (18.46%) LAN
11 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
12 11 (16.92%) Windows Vista
13 10 (15.38%) WAN
13 10 (15.38%) Office 365
14 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.85%) IBM Notes
14 9 (13.85%) HP
14 9 (13.85%) Dell
14 9 (13.85%) Lotus
14 9 (13.85%) Mac OS
14 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
15 8 (12.31%) MCITP
16 7 (10.77%) Cisco
16 7 (10.77%) MCSA
16 7 (10.77%) Smartphone
16 7 (10.77%) Wireless
16 7 (10.77%) Retail

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 9 (13.85%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Node.js
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (36.92%) MS Office
2 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) LAN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
3 7 (10.77%) Wireless
4 6 (9.23%) Internet
5 5 (7.69%) FTP
5 5 (7.69%) DHCP
5 5 (7.69%) DNS
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Grunt
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Back Office
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Service Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (10.77%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) IT Support
8 6 (9.23%) IMAC Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Junior
10 4 (6.15%) IT Consultant
10 4 (6.15%) Consultant
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) HTML
1 1 (1.54%) SOAP
1 1 (1.54%) HTML5
1 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.54%) REST
1 1 (1.54%) ExpressJS
1 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Blackberry
2 12 (18.46%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.77%) Smartphone
4 6 (9.23%) Thin Client
4 6 (9.23%) Fat Client
5 5 (7.69%) iPhone
5 5 (7.69%) Smartcard
6 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) iPad
6 3 (4.62%) CMDB
7 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.08%) FMCG
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.54%) Statistics
8 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.54%) EPoS
8 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Windows 7
3 19 (29.23%) Windows XP
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Vista
5 9 (13.85%) Mac OS
6 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (4.62%) Android
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
3 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.08%) Service Management
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Management
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.54%) Line Management
5 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.54%) BCP
5 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.54%) Migration
5 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.54%) TDD
5 1 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.54%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) MCP
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (20.00%) MCSE
4 8 (12.31%) MCITP
5 7 (10.77%) MCSA
6 5 (7.69%) CCNA
6 5 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (7.69%) MCDST
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 44 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) HP
2 9 (13.85%) Dell
2 9 (13.85%) Lotus
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Reuters
5 5 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.69%) CQG
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Remedy
8 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.54%) Bomgar
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec
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