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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Security+ Certification 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £297 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
851 964 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.54% 31.87% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 618 354
Average daily rate £400 £338 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 34
Average hourly rate £38.13 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

Security+ Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Security+ Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security+ Certification
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT