The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Officer
Rank 547 527 542
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.026% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.028% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
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£350 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 £500
% change year-on-year
- -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
IT Security Officer
UK

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Officer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Officer across the England region.

IT Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Officer across the England region.

IT Security Officer Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Officer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 2 £350 +24.44%
East of England - - - -
IT Security Officer
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IT Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT Security Officer in their job title 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 with IT Security Officer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT Security Officer in their job title 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 with IT Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee
1 1 (16.67%) Websense
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) F5