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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank - 154 -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £343 £118
% change year-on-year
-62.04% +191.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-7.37% -3.29%
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
610 866 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.52% 20.46% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 480 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 57
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

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 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy