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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 7 August 2022 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
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 124 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 +83
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 37 13 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.45% 0.58% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.93% 2.50% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
10th Percentile £104 - -
25th Percentile £105 - £130
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £110 - £140
Median % change year-on-year - - -19.19%
75th Percentile £119 - £150
90th Percentile £141 - -
England median daily rate £125 £200 £158
% change year-on-year -37.50% +26.98% -26.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% - -
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.50 -
90th Percentile - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.81% -28.95% +10.14%

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 750 519 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.48% 23.13% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 254 257
10th Percentile £203 £234 £257
25th Percentile £375 £350 £332
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £438 £460
Median % change year-on-year +10.86% -4.89% +6.98%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £531
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
England median daily rate £540 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.00% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 80 18
10th Percentile £13.33 £11.25 £14.75
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £15.22
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £47.81
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -60.26% +67.75%
75th Percentile £55.00 £44.44 £56.88
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.60 £61.45
England median hourly rate £44.50 £31.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year +41.27% -2.33% -10.42%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing A+ Certification as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for A+ Certification in the East of England

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

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

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 7 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -4 25 £133 - 2
Essex +10 5 £110 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £113 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £135 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, 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 33 (89.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (72.97%) ITIL
3 25 (67.57%) ServiceNow
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (64.86%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (64.86%) Retail
4 24 (64.86%) Incident Management
4 24 (64.86%) Citrix
4 24 (64.86%) MCSA
5 8 (21.62%) MCSE
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.92%) Public Sector
6 7 (18.92%) CCNA
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (16.22%) Dell
7 6 (16.22%) SAN
7 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.11%) Windows
9 3 (8.11%) Degree
9 3 (8.11%) Social Skills
10 2 (5.41%) DHCP
10 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.41%) DNS
10 2 (5.41%) MCP
10 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) Skype
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
General
1 24 (64.86%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Public Sector
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 24 (64.86%) Service Analyst
2 24 (64.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Field Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Break Fix Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Mindset
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Anti-Spyware
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) ITIL
2 24 (64.86%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (16.22%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (89.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (64.86%) MCSA
3 8 (21.62%) MCSE
4 7 (18.92%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (16.22%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (8.11%) Degree
7 2 (5.41%) MCP
8 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) ServiceNow
2 24 (64.86%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Dell
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
5 1 (2.70%) Meraki
5 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) VMware