The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Information Security role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Information Security in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Security
Rank 411 385 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.019% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £963 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Head of Information Security
England

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Information Security in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Head of Information Security
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Head of Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Information Security in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Information Security in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance

Head of Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Information Security in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Information Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS