The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Chief Information Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Information Officer
UK
Rank 575 621 601
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.027% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £800 £675 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,035 £1,010 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £800 £988 £500
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +97.50%
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Chief Information Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title.

Chief Information Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK.

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 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
England +20 16 £800 +18.51% 3
London +18 7 £975 +77.27% 2
South East +16 3 £750 -14.28%
West Midlands +5 3 £838 -23.86%
North West - 2 £800 -
Birmingham - 2 £838 -
Basingstoke - 2 £750 -
Manchester - 2 £800 -
Hampshire - 2 £750 -
Home Counties - 1 £650 -
York - 1 £800 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £800 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £800 -

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Chief Information Officer 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 featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
6 5 (20.00%) Internet of Things
6 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) C
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 4 (16.00%) GDPR
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Security Management
8 2 (8.00%) CISSP
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Retail
8 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Office 365
8 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 1 (4.00%) IaaS
9 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 5 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Pega
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) webMethods