Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Head of Information Security was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Head of Information Security
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 852 856
Rank change year-on-year +48 +4 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.012% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
England median daily rate £600 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +20.93%
UK median daily rate £600 £675 £650
% change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83303 96531 97420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.12% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54418 63584 61482
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £258 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2635 2831 3798
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Head of Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Head of Information Security in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Information Security in England

Head of Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of Information Security in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Information Security in England

Head of Information Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information Security within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +56 1 £500 -
West Midlands +31 1 £600 -11.11% 1
Midlands +15 1 £600 -11.11% 1
London +1 1 £600 -14.29% 2
North East - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Head of Information Security
UK

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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