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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Officer
Rank 571 519 576
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 16 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.052% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.057% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Average daily rate £400 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £278 £500
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -44.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.32 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.16% +2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - £22.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -95 15 £400 +23.07% 9
London -29 7 £488 +50.00% 3
South East -10 5 £350 -1.96% 1
City of London -12 2 £575 -
South West -25 1 £550 - 1
East of England -27 1 £235 -27.69% 1
North West - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Jersey - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
Letchworth - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (30.00%) CISSP
5 7 (23.33%) CISA
5 7 (23.33%) Security Management
5 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (20.00%) CISM
6 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
7 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Security
8 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.67%) Banking
10 2 (6.67%) Retail
10 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VoIP
1 2 (6.67%) MPLS
1 2 (6.67%) OSPF
1 2 (6.67%) BGP
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Security Management
3 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Security
5 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) QMS
7 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) CISA
3 6 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CRISC
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (6.67%) BS25999
4 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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