Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 174 192
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.15% 0.29% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
East of England median daily rate £145 £165 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £143 £148 £125
90th Percentile £160 £223 £135
England median daily rate £190 £155 £130
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
East of England median hourly rate £11.25 £12.10 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.02% -23.27% +21.31%
England median hourly rate £11.52 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% -3.70% -13.66%

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 931 901 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.71% 19.97% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 505 466
East of England median daily rate £381 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £192 £200 £206
90th Percentile £569 £528 £550
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 99 143
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +52.17% +19.48%
10th Percentile £10.58 £13.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.50 £26.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year -10.48% - +38.16%

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 20 January 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 - 4 £145 - 5
Essex - 2 £160 - 9
Suffolk - 1 - - 3
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
3 3 (42.86%) Break/Fix
4 2 (28.57%) WebEx
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Break/Fix
1 3 (42.86%) Software Distribution
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell