The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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 North West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 - £17.51
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2486 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.63% 92.31% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1177 1510
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 194 231
Average hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Officer
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Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Security Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Officer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee