Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 208 165
Rank change year-on-year +11 -43 +32
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 13 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.099% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 0.53% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
East of England median daily rate - £98 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.91% +40.43%
England median daily rate £155 £160 £150
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -15.49% -9.96%
10th Percentile £9.73 £12.00 £10.82
90th Percentile £20.13 £12.00 £18.86
England median hourly rate £16.01 £13.85 £15.25
% change year-on-year +15.58% -9.18% +2.87%

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 975 952 925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.14% 18.91% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 485 541
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £189
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 100 83
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.98% -0.59% -4.78%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.48 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.50 £47.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
% change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%

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 16 October 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 - 10 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (69.23%) ITSM
2 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
3 8 (61.54%) ServiceNow
3 8 (61.54%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) OneDrive
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
4 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (53.85%) Mac OS
4 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 7 (53.85%) Apple
4 7 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (38.46%) Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
9 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
9 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (15.38%) Wiki
9 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
9 2 (15.38%) MCITP

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 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) Mac OS
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) ITSM
2 8 (61.54%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (53.85%) Software Deployment
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 2 (15.38%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSA
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) ServiceNow
3 7 (53.85%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) NETGEAR
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Virgin Media