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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 602 625 616
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.010% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £838 £538 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.81% -20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £428 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £668 £795
UK excluding London median daily rate - £538 -
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
43326 47716 48151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.87% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28578 30875 30978
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1842 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 11 December 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
London +11 2 £838 - 2
Head of Information Security
UK

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) SLA
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (11.11%) Fintech
7 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) ISMS
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics

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:

General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA