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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Officer
UK
Rank 579 596 575
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 12 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.046% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Median daily rate £400 £588 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.91% +42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £404 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £890 £1,060 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £600 £431
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 11 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 19 January 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 +30 11 £388 -34.04% 8
London +18 8 £400 -25.58% 6
West Midlands -9 1 £200 -81.81%
Exeter - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 £400 -
Worcester - 1 £200 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £200 -
South West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 49 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (44.90%) Risk Management
4 21 (42.86%) CISM
5 19 (38.78%) CISSP
6 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
7 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
7 13 (26.53%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
9 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
9 11 (22.45%) Security Management
10 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (14.29%) CEH
12 7 (14.29%) Finance
12 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) CISA
12 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
13 6 (12.24%) COBIT
13 6 (12.24%) Change Control
13 6 (12.24%) Network Security
13 6 (12.24%) Cisco
13 6 (12.24%) ITIL
13 6 (12.24%) Unix
13 6 (12.24%) Windows
13 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (10.20%) Legal
14 5 (10.20%) CESG
14 5 (10.20%) Internet

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 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.04%) Extranet
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) CESG
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.12%) Internet of Things
3 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (44.90%) Risk Management
3 15 (30.61%) Data Protection
4 13 (26.53%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
5 11 (22.45%) Security Management
6 10 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (16.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) Change Control
9 6 (12.24%) ITIL
9 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Information Assurance
10 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
11 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
12 3 (6.12%) Data Security
12 3 (6.12%) ISMS
12 3 (6.12%) IT Governance
12 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) CISM
2 19 (38.78%) CISSP
3 7 (14.29%) CEH
3 7 (14.29%) CISA
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) CISMP
5 3 (6.12%) CLAS
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.04%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.04%) CRISC
7 1 (2.04%) GSEC
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (53.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (26.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.24%) COBIT
4 2 (4.08%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Cisco
2 4 (8.16%) Fortinet
3 3 (6.12%) Dell
3 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) IFS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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