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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Security
UK / England
Rank - 592 583
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.013% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £625 £825
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39818 44786 44510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26184 29231 27803
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £589 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1392 1510 1751
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA