Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 July 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 350 369 353
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 3 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.088% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.083% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 7
South East median daily rate £110 £238 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.68% +82.69% -25.71%
England median daily rate £213 £180 £148
% change year-on-year +18.06% +22.03% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
South East median hourly rate £22.36 £14.57 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.41% -42.29% +103.14%
10th Percentile £19.94 £12.75 £14.88
90th Percentile £24.77 £15.71 £36.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £16.53
% change year-on-year +10.41% -4.11% +8.39%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,594 3,777 4,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.22% 22.23% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,078 2,053 2,315
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £244
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 210 263
South East median hourly rate £33.40 £34.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.19% +53.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £72.25 £52.85 £53.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 £29.75
% change year-on-year +41.41% -16.81% +8.18%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for A+ Certification in the South East

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

A+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Thames Valley +1 2 £110 -60.00% 11
Surrey +40 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £110 -37.14% 5
Berkshire -15 1 - - 3
A+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) iPad

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WebEx
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Service Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Bomgar
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow