The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 436 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £468 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £297
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security+ Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3675 3627 3784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.09% 15.47% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2342 2520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 90 115
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
City of London - 5 £468 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 London region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Qualys
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (33.33%) VMS
4 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) French Language
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Legal Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) VMS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Internal Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CEH
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) GCIA
4 1 (16.67%) GCIH
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) OSCP
4 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Novell
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) VMware