The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Officer
Rank 643 628 617
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 21 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.033% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.035% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Median daily rate £600 £400 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £360 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £762 £1,048
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

Information Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK.

Information Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Information Security Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK.

Information Security Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Officer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 21 £600 +50.00% 13
London -9 16 £675 +80.00% 4
City of London +45 2 - - 2
Gloucester - 2 £575 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £575 -
South West - 2 £575 - 3
West Midlands -11 1 £425 -
South East -18 1 £600 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £600 -
Reading - 1 £600 -

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Information 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 featuring Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 25 (58.14%) CISSP
3 18 (41.86%) CISM
4 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
7 11 (25.58%) CISMP
8 10 (23.26%) COBIT
8 10 (23.26%) Security Management
8 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
9 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
10 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
11 7 (16.28%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (16.28%) French Language
11 7 (16.28%) Italian Language
11 7 (16.28%) Polish Language
11 7 (16.28%) Spanish Language
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
12 6 (13.95%) Banking
12 6 (13.95%) Project Management
12 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
12 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (11.63%) Line Management
13 5 (11.63%) COSO
13 5 (11.63%) Network Security
13 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
13 5 (11.63%) ISEB

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) French Language
2 7 (16.28%) Italian Language
2 7 (16.28%) Polish Language
2 7 (16.28%) Spanish Language
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) German Language
5 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
4 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.33%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
3 10 (23.26%) Security Management
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
6 6 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Line Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Compliance Audit
8 3 (6.98%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (6.98%) ISMS
8 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) CISSP
2 18 (41.86%) CISM
3 11 (25.58%) CISMP
4 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) Degree
7 5 (11.63%) CISA
7 5 (11.63%) ISEB
8 2 (4.65%) CLAS
8 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.65%) SANS
9 1 (2.33%) CCIE
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.33%) CRISC
9 1 (2.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (27.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (23.26%) COBIT
4 5 (11.63%) COSO
5 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (4.65%) RMADS
6 1 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.33%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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