The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CompTIA Security+ Certification
England / South East
Rank 238 254 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.011% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.041% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £245
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +88.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2182 2457 2668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.65% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1498 1330
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 117 107
Median hourly rate £26.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £62.00 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Security+ Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 4 £450 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 5 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) EPoS

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) RHCE
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat