The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of 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 Security in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Security
Rank - 413 413
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £850
UK excluding London average daily rate - £725 £550
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%
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
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Security within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Bromley - - - -
City of London - - - -
Head of Security
England

Head of Security
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG

Head of Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of 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 Security in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS