The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Officer
Rank 604 589 542
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -47
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 9 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.006% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £363
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

IT Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IT Security Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Security Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Security Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Officer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -24 9 £381 +8.92% 2
Essex - 4 £363 -
East of England - 4 £363 -
London -12 2 £463 +32.14% 1
Surrey - 2 £225 -
South East - 2 £225 -
City of London -7 1 £525 +50.00% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -

IT Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (40.00%) Publishing
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN

IT Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Publishing
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISA
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
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