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 26 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £445 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
854 1025 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.98% 14.48% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 702 617
Average daily rate £413 £410 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +1.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.58 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -39.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security+ Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Security+ Certification
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security+ Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Security+ Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security+ Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft