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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 257 272 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.020% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £395 -
% change year-on-year
+32.91% -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2073 2678 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.90% 27.08% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1611 1228
Median daily rate £400 £398 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +8.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 116 121
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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
Berkshire +4 2 £550 +39.24% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
1 9 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (77.78%) CISA
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) COBIT
2 7 (77.78%) OWASP
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) IT Audit
4 2 (22.22%) Nessus
4 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Qualys
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) CRISC
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
4 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) 3G
4 2 (22.22%) VPN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) SS7
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Compliance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Governance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Governance Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) OWASP
1 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Budget Control
3 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CISM
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (77.78%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) COBIT
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet