Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 249 251
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.085% 0.085% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.62% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
City of London median daily rate £281 £231 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +15.63% -
Central London median daily rate £281 £188 £175
% change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% - -
Central London median hourly rate £11.00 £18.70 -
% change year-on-year -41.18% - -

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 856 964 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.56% 13.66% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 685 718
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £297 £238 £300
90th Percentile £694 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 45 26
City of London median hourly rate £22.93 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.40 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.25 £25.50 £29.64
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (40.00%) MOS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) ECDL
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10

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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ECDL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (40.00%) MOS
2 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) TOWER Software