The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Security
England / London
Rank 406 395 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 3 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.13% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 3
Median daily rate £838 £610 £825
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% -26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £590 £645
10% offered a daily rate of more than £848 £950 £965
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 £900
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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 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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of 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 Security across the London region.

Head of Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of 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 Security within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
City of London -3 1 £825 -7.82% 1
Head of Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 London region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (10.00%) Fintech
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp

Head of 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware