The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
London / City of London
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.033% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £245
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
431 482 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.63% 15.69% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 349 626
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.89 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.96 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £37.08 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security+ Certification across the City of London region.

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London