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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 588 585 550
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.011% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
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£395 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £425
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
10108 9426 8264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.06% 18.65% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6151 5402 4615
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 394 428
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £395 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
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Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris