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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
UK
Rank 579 604 603
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 15 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.051% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Median daily rate £388 £575 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £399 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £915 £690 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £575 £431
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 10 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +34 15 £388 -32.60% 7
London +27 12 £373 -33.77% 4
South East +23 1 £650 +8.33%
Yorkshire +17 1 £400 -3.03%
North Yorkshire +10 1 £400 -3.03%
South West +9 1 - - 2
Home Counties - 1 £650 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 36 (97.30%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
3 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
3 12 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (29.73%) CISSP
4 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (27.03%) CISM
6 9 (24.32%) Security Management
6 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
7 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) Internet
7 7 (18.92%) Unix
7 7 (18.92%) Degree
7 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
8 6 (16.22%) Network Security
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Legal
9 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.51%) Cryptography
9 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (13.51%) Internet of Things
9 5 (13.51%) Cyber Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 6 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless Security
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.70%) Extranet
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) CESG
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Unix
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (32.43%) Risk Management
4 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
4 9 (24.32%) Security Management
5 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Cryptography
7 5 (13.51%) Cyber Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.41%) ISMS
9 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CISSP
2 10 (27.03%) CISM
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) CISA
5 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.41%) CEH
6 2 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.41%) CISMP
6 2 (5.41%) CLAS
7 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.70%) HND
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) COBIT
3 2 (5.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (5.41%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Dell
1 3 (8.11%) Symantec
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.70%) IFS
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