The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for A+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 79
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £153 £240
% change year-on-year -15.03% -36.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.70%  

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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 157 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 28.53% 27.84% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 104 220
Median daily rate £350 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.60% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Median hourly rate £43.50 £70.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.85% +438.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.33 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £73.55 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

A+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for A+ Certification in Wales

A+ Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for A+ Certification in Wales