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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 269 - 236
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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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 - - -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2599 2308 2093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.23% 25.24% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1191 1082
Average daily rate £375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 101 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security+ Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security+ Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Berkshire - 1 £395 -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris