The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Officer
Rank 612 627 633
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 45 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.059% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.063% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £1,200 £815
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £231
% change year-on-year
- +40.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.60 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.60 - -

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Security Officer in the job title.

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 27 September 2016.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 43 £390 -2.50% 8
London +5 30 £405 -47.74% 3
South West - 6 £288 -
Bristol - 5 £288 -
City of London +12 4 £375 -16.66% 1
East of England +7 3 £385 -3.75% 1
Feltham - 3 £525 -
Birmingham -7 2 £338 -16.92% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £338 -16.92% 1
Norfolk - 2 £195 -
South East +12 1 £513 +29.74% 1
Essex +4 1 £575 +43.75% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £575 - 1
Norwich - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £513 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £150 -

Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 70 (83.33%) Information Security
2 45 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (46.43%) CISSP
4 38 (45.24%) CISM
5 32 (38.10%) Risk Management
6 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
7 18 (21.43%) ITIL
8 16 (19.05%) CISMP
9 15 (17.86%) Data Protection
10 14 (16.67%) Security Management
11 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
11 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
12 12 (14.29%) Cisco
12 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 12 (14.29%) Security Operations
13 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.90%) ISMS
14 10 (11.90%) COBIT
14 10 (11.90%) Firewall
15 9 (10.71%) Finance
15 9 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
16 8 (9.52%) French Language
16 8 (9.52%) CISA
16 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
16 8 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (9.52%) People Management
16 8 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
17 7 (8.33%) IT Audit
17 7 (8.33%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (5.95%) Network Security
4 3 (3.57%) Extranet
4 3 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.19%) LDAP
5 1 (1.19%) LTE
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) French Language
3 7 (8.33%) Italian Language
3 7 (8.33%) Polish Language
3 7 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 6 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) CESG
2 5 (5.95%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.19%) BYOD
6 1 (1.19%) CCTV
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.19%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Unix
2 3 (3.57%) NetWare
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) AIX
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (83.33%) Information Security
2 32 (38.10%) Risk Management
3 18 (21.43%) ITIL
4 15 (17.86%) Data Protection
5 14 (16.67%) Security Management
6 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
7 12 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 10 (11.90%) ISMS
9 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.52%) People Management
10 8 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (8.33%) IT Audit
12 6 (7.14%) Change Control
12 6 (7.14%) IT Governance
12 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (7.14%) SIEM
13 5 (5.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) CISSP
2 38 (45.24%) CISM
3 16 (19.05%) CISMP
4 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.52%) CISA
7 7 (8.33%) CEH
7 7 (8.33%) Degree
8 3 (3.57%) GSEC
8 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.38%) HND
10 1 (1.19%) CCIE
10 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.19%) CLAS
10 1 (1.19%) CRISC
10 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.90%) COBIT
4 4 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (3.57%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (3.57%) ISO27002
6 2 (2.38%) QA
7 1 (1.19%) COSO
7 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (1.19%) RMADS
7 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.38%) Lumension
5 2 (2.38%) Qualys
6 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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