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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.39% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £210 £105
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +100.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +13.72%
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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
66 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.98% 29.08% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 14
Average daily rate £400 £441 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.34% +24.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £263 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £23.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -28.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
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 2 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Site Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC