Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 106
Contract jobs citing A+ Certification 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median daily rate - - £100
UK median daily rate £150 £148 £143
% change year-on-year +1.69% +3.51% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK median hourly rate £14.93 £13.60 £15.25
% change year-on-year +9.74% -10.82% -3.30%

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 377 451 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.73% 31.54% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 301 310
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +13.23% -2.27%
10th Percentile £145 £225 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 18
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +206.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £14.99 £16.74 £10.52
90th Percentile £58.75 £79.00 £39.54
UK median hourly rate £26.55 £26.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year +2.13% +7.12% +27.75%

A+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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