Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 November 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 > North East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 101 172
Rank change year-on-year -1 +71 -55
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.078% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median daily rate - - £143
England median daily rate £165 £160 £150
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.59% +4.27%
England median hourly rate £15.85 £13.43 £13.60
% change year-on-year +18.06% -1.29% -10.82%

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 North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 355 423 1,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.73% 34.06% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 327 915
North East median daily rate £400 £360 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.92% -12.67%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £220
90th Percentile £564 £519 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 87
North East median hourly rate £13.61 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.97% +21.43% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.35 £14.41
90th Percentile £23.53 £50.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the North East

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in the North East

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in the North East

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Tyne and Wear +3 1 - - 1
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 North East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bomgar
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Bomgar
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft