The median contractor rate for an IT Security Officer was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Security Officer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 612 614
Rank change year-on-year +30 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Officer 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £563 £195 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +188.46% -46.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £167 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £340 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £178 £363
% change year-on-year +216.90% -51.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £24.93 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.93 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

IT Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Officer in England

IT Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Officer in England

IT Security Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Security Officer in England

IT Security Officer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
South East - 1 £563 - 1
IT Security Officer
UK

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT 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 across the England region featuring IT Security Officer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) SSCP
4 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall

IT Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Data Security
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Dell
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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