Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Security+ Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CompTIA Security+ Certification
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 385 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.043% 0.043% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
South East median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median daily rate £475 £468 £400
% change year-on-year +1.60% +16.88% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Security+ Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4079 5144 5123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 25.20% 27.58% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 3142 2842
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £240
90th Percentile £540 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 194 232
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.42 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.34
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £22.43
% change year-on-year +7.27% +22.63% +12.13%

Security+ Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Security+ Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Security+ Certification in the South East

Security+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security+ Certification in the South East

Security+ Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security+ Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security+ Certification 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +6 5 £500 -
Hampshire +21 2 £438 +25.00% 1
Security+ Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (71.43%) IT Audit
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) COBIT
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (71.43%) CISA
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) RHCE
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery

Security+ Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) IT Audit
1 5 (71.43%) OWASP
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (71.43%) CISA
2 5 (71.43%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) COBIT
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat