The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 585 498 554
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +56
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 5 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.012% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.064% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate £297 £325 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% -45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £297 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security+ Certification
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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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Security+ Certification
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Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) CISMP
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Intranet
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) assyst
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Intranet
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix