Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 150 240
Rank change year-on-year +3 +90 +18
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 5 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.036% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.92% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
10th Percentile " " £234
25th Percentile £163 £213 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £175 £225 £325
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% -30.77% +1.56%
75th Percentile £188 £238 £363
90th Percentile " " "
Central London median daily rate £175 £225 £325
% change year-on-year -22.22% -30.77% +1.56%

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 453 543 901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.36% 16.34% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 368 637
10th Percentile £304 £278 £263
25th Percentile £413 £398 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £487 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% -2.70% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £716 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.23 £12.28
25th Percentile £16.88 £20.05 £13.44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.75 £24.82
Median % change year-on-year -30.07% +44.02% +32.74%
75th Percentile £27.88 £52.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £34.45 £52.48 £41.18
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.91
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.55% +11.83%

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 15 May 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Preventative Maintenance
1 1 (100.00%) Presentation Skills

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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Preventative Maintenance
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft