The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
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 North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
234 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.19% 25.41% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 91 103
Average daily rate £350 £340 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 33
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £14.24 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.55 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North East

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) DameWare
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Internet

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft