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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 430 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £297
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3902 3601 3841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.06% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2314 2588
Average daily rate £450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 118
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - 1 - -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys