The table below looks at the statistics for Security+ Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1012 944 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.23% 29.45% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 557 540
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 36
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Security+ Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Bristol - 2 - -
Security+ Certification
England

Security+ Certification
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West region with a requirement for Security+ Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit

Security+ Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Governance Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Information Governance Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) COBIT
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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