The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CompTIA A+ Certification
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £153 £338
% change year-on-year -14.75% -54.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% +14.75%  

A+ Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 93 177 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.55% 21.91% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 330 265
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.75 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in Birmingham

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in Birmingham