Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 185 187
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 10 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.16% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.80% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
East of England median daily rate £145 £138 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +30.95% +2.44%
10th Percentile £143 £114 £103
90th Percentile £160 £157 £108
England median daily rate £200 £141 £143
% change year-on-year +41.59% -0.88% -14.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £10.01 - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% -17.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 909 874 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.55% 20.20% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 482 475
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £169 £205 £213
90th Percentile £579 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 107
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.67% +16.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.48 £9.65
90th Percentile £42.15 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.09% +37.50%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing A+ Certification within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £145 +3.57% 5
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 9
Essex -3 1 £160 +18.52% 11
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 5
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Break/Fix
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) MCSA
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Wiki
6 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WebEx
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (30.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Active Listening
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 1 (10.00%) Dell