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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Information Officer
Rank 616 614 608
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 28 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.017% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £750 £750 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £580 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,180 £955 £1,010
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £750 £700
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +7.14%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 2016.

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 16 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 30 May 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
England +24 26 £750 - 6
London - 17 £1,100 - 4
South East -8 7 £513 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £750 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
City of London - 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 £550 -
East Sussex -1 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 £440 -
South West - 1 £440 -
Reading - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £275 -
Norwich - 1 £550 -
Norfolk - 1 £550 -

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 23 (54.76%) Information Security
2 19 (45.24%) CISSP
3 16 (38.10%) CISM
4 14 (33.33%) CISMP
5 13 (30.95%) ITIL
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
8 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (16.67%) Italian Language
9 7 (16.67%) Polish Language
9 7 (16.67%) Spanish Language
9 7 (16.67%) COBIT
9 7 (16.67%) French Language
10 5 (11.90%) People Management
11 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
11 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
11 4 (9.52%) Degree
11 4 (9.52%) Marketing
11 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.14%) Service Management
12 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.14%) Banking
12 3 (7.14%) Retail
12 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
12 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) French Language
2 7 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 7 (16.67%) Polish Language
2 7 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
5 2 (4.76%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) People Management
6 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (7.14%) Line Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.76%) Security Management
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISSP
2 16 (38.10%) CISM
3 14 (33.33%) CISMP
4 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 3 (7.14%) ISEB
8 2 (4.76%) CISA
9 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) COBIT
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) COSO
3 2 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft