The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Information Security
England / South East
Rank - - 254
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7129 8103 9105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.59% 94.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 4928 4868
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 383 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Head of Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Head of Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Head of Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Head of Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA