The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Chief Security Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Security Officer
Rank 608 644 647
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.010% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £1,025 £700 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £1,250 £700 £350
% change year-on-year
+78.57% +100.00%
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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Chief Security Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chief Security Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Chief Security Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Chief Security Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +19 6 £1,025 +46.42% 1
London +8 4 £1,000 +23.07%
City of London -12 1 £1,000 -9.09%
Exeter - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Chief Security 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence

Chief Security 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISMP
3 1 (10.00%) CLAS
3 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS