Period
to 17 October 2019

The median contractor rate for an Information Officer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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.

Information Officer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 757 829 793
Rank change year-on-year +72 -36 +44
Contract jobs requiring an Information Officer 34 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.050% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.053% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 43
England median daily rate £500 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% +13.28%
10th Percentile £274 £239 £200
90th Percentile £735 £550 £565
UK median daily rate £490 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +8.89% +28.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
England median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.78% +12.50%
UK median hourly rate - £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -17.78% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 73,151 89,335 86,603
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,607 59,468 57,363
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,498 2,835 2,565
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.35 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.99% -1.87% +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +1.08%

Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Officer in England

Information Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Officer in England

Information Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Officer in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Officer in England

Information Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Officer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Officer in England

Information Officer
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 Information Officer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
London +62 19 £500 +11.11% 14
Midlands +50 6 £275 +10.00% 5
West Midlands - 5 £275 - 4
North of England +34 4 £500 - 6
Yorkshire +30 3 £600 - 2
South East +28 3 £560 +1.82% 2
East of England - 2 £375 - 2
East Midlands +34 1 - - 1
North West +30 1 £225 - 4
Information Officer
UK

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Information Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Information Officer in the job title.

1 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) CISM
3 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (38.24%) CISSP
5 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
7 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (23.53%) NIST
8 7 (20.59%) Public Sector
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
8 7 (20.59%) COBIT
9 6 (17.65%) Information Management
9 6 (17.65%) CISA
10 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
10 5 (14.71%) Basel II
10 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) MiFID
10 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
10 5 (14.71%) EMIR
10 5 (14.71%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (14.71%) GDPR
11 4 (11.76%) SaaS
11 4 (11.76%) PaaS
11 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
11 4 (11.76%) IaaS
11 4 (11.76%) Network Security

Information Officer 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) IaaS
1 4 (11.76%) PaaS
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Network Security
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Public Sector
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.94%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Management
3 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) Information Management
7 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (11.76%) Economics
8 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
9 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.82%) SIEM
9 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISM
2 13 (38.24%) CISSP
3 6 (17.65%) CISA
4 2 (5.88%) CEH
4 2 (5.88%) CISMP
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CRISC
5 1 (2.94%) GIAC
5 1 (2.94%) ISACA
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) NIST
3 7 (20.59%) COBIT
4 5 (14.71%) Basel II
4 5 (14.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (14.71%) EMIR
4 5 (14.71%) GDPR
4 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (14.71%) MiFID
4 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.94%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.94%) NCSC
5 1 (2.94%) PMO
5 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
1 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Nessus
1 3 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Citrix
1 3 (8.82%) Qualys
1 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Instagram
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter