The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA A+ Certification
Rank 44 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.29% - 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% - 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £115
UK excluding London average daily rate £123 £125 £112
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -2.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.14% 20.00% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 45 66
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £235 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.77% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £19.70 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

A+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing A+ Certification across the Southampton region.

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification across the Southampton region.

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

A+ Certification
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Management

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft