Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 160 182
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.25% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Hampshire median daily rate £130 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
South East median daily rate £155 £115 £395
% change year-on-year +34.78% -70.89% +193.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -31.15% -3.30%
10th Percentile £36.25 £9.75 £13.23
90th Percentile £38.75 £11.25 £16.30
South East median hourly rate £13.85 £12.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +13.06% -5.77% -16.13%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1265 1465 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.46% 37.61% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 963 1095
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £265
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +45.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £19.34 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Hampshire

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in Hampshire

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in Hampshire

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Farnborough - 6 £171 -
Southampton +6 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £130 -
Fareham - 1 - -
A+ Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (66.67%) Office 365
4 6 (66.67%) Service Management
4 6 (66.67%) Software License Management
4 6 (66.67%) Software Licensing
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Replication
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) MCDST
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) SQL

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Software License Management
2 6 (66.67%) Software Licensing
3 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware