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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 234 261 251
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 13 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £140 £258 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.63% +98.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £148 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £368 £137
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £165 £123
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.25 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £14.13 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-14.75% +10.90%
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
1941 2598 2914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.42% 27.26% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1530 1447
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 140 140
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +91.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 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
Hampshire +25 4 £128 - 1
Kent +6 2 - -
Surrey +19 1 - - 1
West Sussex +15 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £150 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) MCP
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Lotus
7 3 (17.65%) MCDST
7 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Skype
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing
8 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
8 2 (11.76%) MOS
8 2 (11.76%) Huawei
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (11.76%) EPoS
8 2 (11.76%) CCNP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (5.88%) DHCP

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 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) 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
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
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
4 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Printer Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.76%) Operations Management
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%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCDST
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) MOS
5 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
6 1 (5.88%) MCSA
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 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Huawei
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP