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 2 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
2 May 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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £240 £90
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +166.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
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
70 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.15% 22.83% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 26
Median daily rate £384 £400 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £78
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £700 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £11.65 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco