The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Security
Rank 426 422 420
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £675 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Head of Information Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Information Security
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
City of London - 1 £700 - 1
Head of Information Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) CISMP
4 2 (28.57%) French Language
4 2 (28.57%) Italian Language
4 2 (28.57%) Polish Language
4 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) SFIA
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) French Language
1 2 (28.57%) Italian Language
1 2 (28.57%) Polish Language
1 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) SFIA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CISMP
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS