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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 254 231 242
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 12 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.29% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 1.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 5
Median daily rate £175 £240 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +118.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £240 £100
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +140.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -22.66%
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
2549 2418 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.83% 25.97% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1334 1217
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 99
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.94 £50.00
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 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 26 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
Berkshire -2 6 - -
Surrey -12 3 £175 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Sussex +3 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNA
4 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (26.09%) C
5 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
7 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Remedy
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.70%) SCCM
9 2 (8.70%) Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
9 2 (8.70%) ZENworks

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 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Junior
3 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) LESS
2 1 (4.35%) Sass
2 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Pay per click
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
5 1 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) ZENworks
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Epicor
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam
4 1 (4.35%) VMware