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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 606 639 598
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 9 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.008% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £750 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £615 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £575 -
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of 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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

Head of Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Head of Security Hourly Rate Trend 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 27 September 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
South East +19 3 £750 +20.00%
London -5 3 £600 - 2
Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Head of Security
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Head of Security Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 14 (45.16%) Information Security
2 12 (38.71%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) CISM
3 10 (32.26%) CISSP
3 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) CTI
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (22.58%) Government Security Classifications
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
8 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) ISMS
10 3 (9.68%) Fintech
10 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
10 3 (9.68%) Security Management
11 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
11 2 (6.45%) CISMP
11 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
11 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) CTI
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) French Language
2 2 (6.45%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.45%) Polish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) ISMS
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (3.23%) IT Audit
6 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISM
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CISMP
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) CRISC
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Government Security Classifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
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