The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 605 617 609
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.010% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £468 - £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 - £297
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security+ Certification
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10507 9572 9493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.59% 18.83% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 5664 5598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 481 441
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.18 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security+ Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 5 £468 - 3
South East - 5 £413 - 3
South West - 1 - -
Security+ Certification
UK

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 17 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 15 (88.24%) CISSP
3 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (70.59%) Information Security
5 11 (64.71%) CISA
5 11 (64.71%) CISM
6 10 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (52.94%) COBIT
7 9 (52.94%) OWASP
7 9 (52.94%) Project Management
8 8 (47.06%) IT Audit
8 8 (47.06%) SDLC
9 6 (35.29%) Network Security
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) Unix
10 5 (29.41%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) Finance
12 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 3 (17.65%) Firewall
12 3 (17.65%) CEH
12 3 (17.65%) MCSE
12 3 (17.65%) Python
12 3 (17.65%) CCNA
12 3 (17.65%) NetApp
12 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
12 3 (17.65%) Qualys

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) French Language
3 2 (11.76%) German Language
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Governance Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Legal Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) VMS Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (11.76%) VMS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
1 12 (70.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (58.82%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (52.94%) OWASP
3 9 (52.94%) Project Management
4 8 (47.06%) IT Audit
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
5 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
6 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Email Filtering
6 2 (11.76%) Internal Audit
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) SIEM
7 1 (5.88%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 15 (88.24%) CISSP
3 11 (64.71%) CISA
3 11 (64.71%) CISM
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) GCIA
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (52.94%) COBIT
3 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) NetApp
2 3 (17.65%) Qualys
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Novell
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) VMware