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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 412 399 387
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 8 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.73% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 18
Median daily rate £120 £135 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £80 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £235 £154
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £143 £123
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -23.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%
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
3522 3817 3938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.40% 16.99% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2291 2541 2742
Median daily rate £458 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 64 67
Median hourly rate £26.99 £21.98 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% +37.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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
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 10 December 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £160 -
Croydon - 1 £105 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (64.52%) MS Office
4 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 16 (51.61%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (48.39%) Finance
7 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
8 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
9 13 (41.94%) Time Management
10 12 (38.71%) MCSE
10 12 (38.71%) MCP
11 11 (35.48%) MCSA
11 11 (35.48%) Citrix
11 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
11 11 (35.48%) Apple
11 11 (35.48%) Internet
11 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
11 11 (35.48%) Blackberry
11 11 (35.48%) Identity Management
11 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
11 11 (35.48%) Wireless
11 11 (35.48%) Change Management
11 11 (35.48%) MCSM
11 11 (35.48%) ACTC
11 11 (35.48%) ACHDS
11 11 (35.48%) ACDT
11 11 (35.48%) Degree
11 11 (35.48%) MCDST

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 10 (32.26%) IBM Notes
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Office
2 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (35.48%) Ethernet
2 11 (35.48%) Internet
2 11 (35.48%) Wireless
3 8 (25.81%) DHCP
3 8 (25.81%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) ADSL
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Appium
1 1 (3.23%) Calabash
1 1 (3.23%) Capybara
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.23%) WATIR
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Desktop Support
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Desktop Support
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Desktop Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) IT Support
7 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Data Centre
2 11 (35.48%) Blackberry
2 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (32.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Time Management
2 11 (35.48%) Change Management
2 11 (35.48%) Identity Management
3 10 (32.26%) Validation
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Ticket Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (51.61%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (38.71%) MCP
3 12 (38.71%) MCSE
4 11 (35.48%) ACDT
4 11 (35.48%) ACHDS
4 11 (35.48%) ACTC
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 11 (35.48%) MCDST
4 11 (35.48%) MCSA
4 11 (35.48%) MCSM
5 7 (22.58%) MCTS
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Apple
1 11 (35.48%) Citrix
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Lotus
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Equitrac
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Google