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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 230 243 234
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 29 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.043% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£240 £80 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £80 £110
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.70 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 - £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2581 2483 2115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.00% 26.70% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1227 1065
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 117 122
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.13 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -25.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
Hampshire +15 17 £240 +242.85% 1
Surrey - 8 £200 - 2
Berkshire -1 3 £285 +256.25%
East Sussex - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (61.11%) ITIL
3 21 (58.33%) MCSA
4 20 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (52.78%) LAN
5 19 (52.78%) CCNA
6 16 (44.44%) CCNP
6 16 (44.44%) ITIL V3
7 15 (41.67%) SLA
8 14 (38.89%) Windows
9 13 (36.11%) Network Design
10 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 7 (19.44%) HP
13 6 (16.67%) CRM
13 6 (16.67%) MS Office
13 6 (16.67%) Degree
13 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 5 (13.89%) Mitel
14 5 (13.89%) DNS
14 5 (13.89%) DHCP
15 4 (11.11%) VPN
15 4 (11.11%) WAN
15 4 (11.11%) Cisco
15 4 (11.11%) IBM
15 4 (11.11%) MCSE
15 4 (11.11%) IBM Certification
15 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) Wireless
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Support Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Network Support
4 9 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
7 5 (13.89%) IT Support
8 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
10 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) IMAC Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Network Technician
10 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 13 (36.11%) Network Design
4 6 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) B2B
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Content Management
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (58.33%) MCSA
3 20 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) CCNA
5 16 (44.44%) CCNP
6 6 (16.67%) Degree
6 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (11.11%) MCSE
7 4 (11.11%) IBM Certification
7 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) MCP
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.78%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) HP
3 5 (13.89%) Mitel
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (2.78%) Dell
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £11.18 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago