The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Officer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Officer
Rank 619 603 584
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.010% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£425 £875 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £515 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £1,035 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Information Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
England 0 10 £395 -54.85% 8
London -8 6 £450 -48.57%
City of London - 3 £450 -
South East - 2 £395 -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth - 1 £365 -
Hampshire - 1 £365 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Information Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (44.00%) CISSP
3 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (32.00%) CISM
5 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (24.00%) ISMS
6 6 (24.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) Information Assurance
7 5 (20.00%) RMADS
7 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) CISA
9 3 (12.00%) Banking
9 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
9 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.00%) Social Media
10 2 (8.00%) CRISC
10 2 (8.00%) Facebook
10 2 (8.00%) Twitter
10 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
10 2 (8.00%) CRAMM
10 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
10 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) ITIL
10 2 (8.00%) ISEB

Information Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) RMADS
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Social Media
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) BYOD
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (24.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (24.00%) ISMS
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) CRAMM
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Management
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) CISM
3 4 (16.00%) CISA
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
5 2 (8.00%) CRISC
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Facebook
1 2 (8.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
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