The first table below looks at the demand for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the 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 14 July 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 London 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - 405 412
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £125 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3635 3480 3770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.94% 14.55% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2372 2130 2256
Average daily rate £420 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 127 126
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security+ Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

Security+ Certification
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) assyst
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft