The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Officer
Rank 581 580 536
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -44
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Officer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Officer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

IT Security Officer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 5 £400 +23.07%
South East - 4 £225 -
East of England - 4 £363 - 2
North West - 1 - -
IT Security Officer
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IT Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) CISSP
1 11 (73.33%) CISM
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) CISA
2 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (46.67%) Publishing
4 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) CESG
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (13.33%) Data Security
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) PKI
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) CRAMM
6 2 (13.33%) RMADS
6 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) VLAN

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Publishing
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Military
4 1 (6.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) RMADS
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRAMM
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Data Security
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
1 11 (73.33%) CISM
2 9 (60.00%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Apple