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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 549 521
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.043% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £297 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £297 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9313 9292 7751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.93% 19.37% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5383 5509 4181
Average daily rate £394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 477 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security+ Certification across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
2 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) COBIT
1 3 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 17799