The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Security Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 581 547 543
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 9 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.051% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.055% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 22
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£378 £403 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £333 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £546 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.51
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Security Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Officer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 -19 8 £378 -6.08% 4
London +8 6 £425 +30.76% 2
South West -37 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £475 -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title.

1 19 (67.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (32.14%) CISM
4 9 (32.14%) CISSP
5 8 (28.57%) CISA
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) RMADS
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Security
9 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 4 (14.29%) Security Management
9 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (10.71%) CESG
10 3 (10.71%) Banking
10 3 (10.71%) Firewall
10 3 (10.71%) WAN
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
11 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.14%) UNIX
11 2 (7.14%) MS Excel

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) International Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) RMADS
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.29%) Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISM
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) CISA
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CRISC
6 1 (3.57%) ISSMP
6 1 (3.57%) GIAC
6 1 (3.57%) MBA
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) BS25999
2 2 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Capita
3 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.57%) Websense
3 1 (3.57%) Nokia
3 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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