Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for CompTIA Security+ qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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+
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing CompTIA Security+ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.26% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate £500 - -
South West median daily rate £500 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

CompTIA Security+ is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 349 238 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.32% 36.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 85 256
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £263 £176 £222
90th Percentile £564 £663 £575
South West median daily rate £436 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.63 £16.94
90th Percentile £46.75 £56.75 £46.45
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -12.10%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CompTIA Security+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for CompTIA Security+.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

CompTIA Security+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) CodeSonar
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) git-flow
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat