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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £297
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security+ Certification
London

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
516 824 1138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.97% 14.96% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 618 807
Median daily rate £459 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £577 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Median hourly rate £20.89 £18.70 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £15.26 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.50 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security+ 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 City of London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) VMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
1 2 (66.67%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (66.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) VMS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Novell
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware