The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank - 148 131
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.081% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.086% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £700 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £588 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 - £30.25
Security Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3705 3487 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.61% 94.65% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2255 1980 1583
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 208 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Security Officer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Security Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Security Officer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm