The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £148 £250
% change year-on-year
+120.33% -41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
A+ Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 85 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.09% 26.56% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 24
Average daily rate £413 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £246 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing A+ Certification across the Merseyside region.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Merseyside region.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

A+ Certification
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco