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 30 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.

CompTIA A+ Certification
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £200 £240
% change year-on-year -31.25% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -13.33%  

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 279 206 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 39.13% 31.50% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 132 133
Median daily rate £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.02% +210.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.22 £16.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for A+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

A+ Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration