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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 236 255 233
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £180 £250
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £12.63 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.13 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +3.40%
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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 12 February 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
(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 +6 4 - - 1
Surrey -7 3 £325 - 2
Kent - 3 - -
A+ Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
5 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
7 3 (14.29%) Altiris
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) CCNA
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) LESS
2 1 (4.76%) Sass
2 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) PDA
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (9.52%) MCDST
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ACSA
5 1 (4.76%) CCENT
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Altiris
2 3 (14.29%) Apple
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.76%) Bomgar
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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