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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 242 232 216
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 15 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £120 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £120 £124
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £115 £123
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +42.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £15.63 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +35.86%
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
2904 2053 1799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.29% 24.08% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1027 780
Average daily rate £375 £374 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 93 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing A+ Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Hampshire -16 3 £115 -4.16%
Surrey - 3 - - 6
Berkshire 0 2 £139 -
Kent - - - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (37.50%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) SLA
6 7 (29.17%) HP
7 6 (25.00%) MCITP
7 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) MCSE
8 5 (20.83%) MCP
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) CMDB
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (16.67%) ITSM
9 4 (16.67%) Apple
10 3 (12.50%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) DHCP
10 3 (12.50%) SAP
10 3 (12.50%) Service Management
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 3 (12.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
1 7 (29.17%) Deskside Support
2 5 (20.83%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Deskside Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Network Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Network Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) CMDB
2 3 (12.50%) FMCG
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) MCITP
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) MCP
3 5 (20.83%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) MOS
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) CCNP
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) IBM Certification
7 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) BT
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