The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Head of Information Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 625 612 581
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £675 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Information Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Head of Information Security in the job title.

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Information Security across the England region.

Head of Information Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Information Security across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Head of Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of Information Security
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 Head of Information Security within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
West Midlands - 3 £675 -
London +1 2 £925 +42.30%
South West - 2 £675 -
Head of Information Security
UK

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Head of Information Security 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 Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (25.00%) ISMS
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Fintech
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) CESG
6 2 (16.67%) French Language
6 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
6 2 (16.67%) Polish Language
6 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (16.67%) CISMP
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Polish Language
2 2 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) ISMS
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS