The table below looks at the statistics for A+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited A+ Certification over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £195
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £325 £128
% change year-on-year
-56.15% +154.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- -3.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
472 512 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.61% 19.77% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 274 210
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £17.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

A+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

A+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

A+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

A+ Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

A+ Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

A+ Certification
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared

A+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support
3 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) IBM