The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / South East
Rank 241 246 247
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £180 £325 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +154.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £325 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £325 £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £325 £128
% change year-on-year
-56.15% +154.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £11.22 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- -3.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2186 2374 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.70% 27.67% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1416 1264
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 126 104
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire - 2 £180 -
A+ Certification
England

A+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) MCSE
4 5 (29.41%) MCP
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus
6 3 (17.65%) MCSA
6 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) MCDST
6 3 (17.65%) Skype
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.76%) Huawei
7 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) CCNP

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EPoS
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCSE
3 5 (29.41%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCDST
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.88%) MOS
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP