The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 165 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.36% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 1.68% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £200 £550 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £240 £90
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +166.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
885 831 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.94% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 367 309
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 85
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.60 £34.80
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Manchester -11 1 £200 - 1
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 North West region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
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