The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Officer
Rank 569 559 513
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Security Officer 28 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.027% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £289 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +41.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £31.50 -
% change year-on-year
+25.39% -

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
49911 48452 42119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.38% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30221 29000 24202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1962 2019 2153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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 -4 27 £400 +14.28% 9
South East -10 8 - - 3
London +5 7 £375 -6.25% 2
South West - 5 £400 -
North West -19 4 £400 - 2
Essex +11 2 - -
East of England +7 2 - -
Scotland -8 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £475 -
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Security Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 43 (86.00%) Information Security
2 34 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (24.00%) Security Management
4 12 (24.00%) CISSP
4 12 (24.00%) ISMS
4 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 11 (22.00%) Business Continuity
6 9 (18.00%) Information Security Management
7 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (16.00%) Finance
8 7 (14.00%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (14.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
9 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.00%) BCP
9 6 (12.00%) BS7799
9 6 (12.00%) ISO 14001
9 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.00%) Computer Security
9 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (12.00%) RMADS
9 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
10 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 5 (10.00%) HND
10 5 (10.00%) Information Management
10 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) CISM

Security Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.00%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (12.00%) RMADS
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) Information Security
2 16 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (24.00%) Security Management
3 12 (24.00%) ISMS
3 12 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (22.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (18.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (14.00%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (12.00%) Migration
7 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.00%) BCP
7 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.00%) Computer Security
7 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance
8 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (10.00%) Information Management
8 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) CISSP
3 5 (10.00%) HND
3 5 (10.00%) CISM
4 4 (8.00%) CISA
5 2 (4.00%) CHFI
6 1 (2.00%) CRISC
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.00%) BS7799
2 6 (12.00%) ISO 14001
2 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.00%) QA
4 2 (4.00%) COBIT
5 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco
1 3 (6.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Qualys
3 1 (2.00%) NetApp
3 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) EMC
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