Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 226 250
Rank change year-on-year +99 +24 -3
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 2 11 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.090% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 1.27% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £225 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £266 £268
90th Percentile £238 £363 £326
Central London median daily rate £225 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -30.77% +8.33% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 423 869 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.14% 13.31% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 634 673
Median daily rate £509 £509 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £268 £302 £306
90th Percentile £650 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 59
Median hourly rate £35.25 £27.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.19% +48.21% +0.03%
10th Percentile £17.93 £10.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £55.08 £30.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +58.69% +17.94% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing A+ Certification in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing A+ Certification in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (100.00%) Xerox
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Xerox