The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Head of Security featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
UK / England
Rank 572 561 584
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 3 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.088% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.092% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 34 3
Median daily rate £513 £606 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £558 £840
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £882 £980
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £713 £900
% change year-on-year
-50.87% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £82.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £82.50 -

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
39180 45432 45208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.10% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25756 29645 28239
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1536 1792
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 £11.33 £11.00 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of 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 Security across the England region.

Head of Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Security across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Head of Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of 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 Security within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
London -14 2 £675 +12.50%
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
Head of Security
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Head of 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 Security in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
3 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
4 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
4 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
5 12 (41.38%) CISSP
6 11 (37.93%) Service Management
6 11 (37.93%) Information Security
6 11 (37.93%) People Management
7 10 (34.48%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Apple
9 5 (17.24%) Operations Management
10 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
11 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
11 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (10.34%) Security Management
12 2 (6.90%) Data Security
12 2 (6.90%) CISM
12 2 (6.90%) CESG
12 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.90%) Open Source
12 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
12 2 (6.90%) Network Security
12 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
12 2 (6.90%) User Experience
12 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management

Head of 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.90%) CESG
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (62.07%) Security Operations
3 14 (48.28%) Risk Management
4 11 (37.93%) Information Security
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
4 11 (37.93%) Service Management
5 5 (17.24%) Operations Management
6 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) CISSP
3 10 (34.48%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) GIAC
5 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO27002
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) IFS
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) TOWER Software
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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