The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 107 104
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 0.41% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £123
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £153 £338
% change year-on-year -14.75% -54.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% +14.75%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 158 243 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.32% 16.40% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 310 288
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £670 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in Leeds

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in Leeds

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Military
1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Xerox

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Xerox