The median contractor rate for an Information Security Officer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

Information Security Officer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 624 630
Rank change year-on-year +42 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Officer 25 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.051% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
Median daily rate £438 £425 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £565 £865
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £419 £700
% change year-on-year +13.43% -40.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Officer in the UK

Information Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Officer in the UK

Information Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Officer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Officer in the UK

Information Security Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Officer in the UK

Information Security Officer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +33 24 £438 -10.25% 13
London -13 10 £375 -11.76% 4
South East - 7 £475 - 4
Milton Keynes - 5 £513 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £513 - 2
North East - 4 £380 -
City of London -3 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £371 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £363 -
Scotland +33 1 - -
East of England -5 1 £375 -31.81% 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Gateshead - 1 £380 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Basingstoke - 1 £475 -
Hatfield - 1 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 - 2

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Information 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 Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 38 (88.37%) Information Security
2 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
3 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
3 13 (30.23%) CISSP
3 13 (30.23%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (25.58%) CISM
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Security Management
5 10 (23.26%) Legal
6 9 (20.93%) ISMS
6 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
8 6 (13.95%) CA
8 6 (13.95%) Information Security Management
8 6 (13.95%) Statistical Analysis
8 6 (13.95%) Degree
8 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
9 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
9 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.30%) Network Security
10 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.30%) Marketing
10 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas

Information Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 3 (6.98%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Unix
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Information Security
2 13 (30.23%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
3 10 (23.26%) Security Management
4 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (20.93%) ISMS
5 6 (13.95%) Information Security Management
5 6 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
5 6 (13.95%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.30%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.65%) B2C
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) CISSP
2 11 (25.58%) CISM
3 6 (13.95%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.65%) SSCP
6 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.33%) CISA
6 1 (2.33%) CLAS
6 1 (2.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (9.30%) SLA
4 2 (4.65%) COBIT
4 2 (4.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.33%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) CA
3 4 (9.30%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) IFS
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