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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA A+ Certification
England / North East
Rank - 71 -
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £141 £210 £218
% change year-on-year -32.73% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £16.70
% change year-on-year - -22.15%  

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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 262 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.95% 30.15% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 178 86
Median daily rate £360 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.71% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing A+ Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing A+ Certification in the North East.

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

A+ Certification
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration

A+ Certification
Top Related 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft