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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Security
Rank 430 423 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Security 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.047% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Median daily rate £600 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £588 -
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of 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
21057 22355 22117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.75% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15692 15165
Median daily rate £450 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Security across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Head of Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 +43 2 £925 +94.73%
Head of Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region featuring Head of Security in the job title.

1 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Information Security
3 16 (42.11%) Information Assurance
4 13 (34.21%) CESG
4 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
5 12 (31.58%) Big Data
6 11 (28.95%) Analytics
6 11 (28.95%) User Experience
6 11 (28.95%) Open Source
7 10 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
8 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
9 7 (18.42%) Government Security Classifications
9 7 (18.42%) CTI
9 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.89%) CISM
12 3 (7.89%) Security Management
13 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (5.26%) CISSP
13 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
13 2 (5.26%) CISMP
13 2 (5.26%) French Language
13 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
13 2 (5.26%) Polish Language
13 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Big Data
General
1 2 (5.26%) French Language
1 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
1 2 (5.26%) Polish Language
1 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) CESG
2 11 (28.95%) User Experience
3 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Information Security
2 16 (42.11%) Information Assurance
3 13 (34.21%) Risk Management
4 11 (28.95%) Analytics
4 11 (28.95%) Open Source
5 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.89%) Security Management
8 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.63%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Governance
9 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CISM
4 2 (5.26%) CISMP
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software