The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security+ Certification over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £128
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £128
% change year-on-year
- +252.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
622 507 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 17.14% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 339
Average daily rate £380 £305 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £28.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security+ Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security+ Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security+ Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security+ Certification
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) CISMP
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA