Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Officer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 768 852
Rank change year-on-year -25 +84 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Officer 67 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.058% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.061% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 21
England median daily rate £431 £366 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.75% +17.20% -19.35%
10th Percentile £251 £193 £181
90th Percentile £629 £538 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £363 £300
% change year-on-year +17.24% +20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.57 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.34% -12.49% -6.00%
10th Percentile £12.43 £17.02 £16.98
90th Percentile £24.70 £24.11 £24.15
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £20.57 £23.50
% change year-on-year -17.34% -12.49% +47.80%

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 89,518 83,099 96,795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.96% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,231 54,205 63,760
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,887 2,683 2,879
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.44
% change year-on-year -1.06% -3.79% +11.06%

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 18 July 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Officer in England over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 July 2018. 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 -24 32 £425 +17.24% 14
South West +8 12 £450 +28.57% 4
South East -15 9 £538 +13.16% 8
North of England -19 8 £154 -59.47% 7
Midlands -3 6 £275 +37.50% 3
East Midlands +14 5 £250 +25.00% 2
North West - 4 £154 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 6
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
Information Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 43 (64.18%) Information Security
2 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
3 22 (32.84%) CISSP
3 22 (32.84%) Data Protection
3 22 (32.84%) PCI DSS
4 18 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (23.88%) GDPR
6 13 (19.40%) Legal
6 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
7 12 (17.91%) Information Governance
7 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (16.42%) Information Assurance
8 11 (16.42%) CISM
9 10 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (14.93%) CISA
9 10 (14.93%) ISMS
10 9 (13.43%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (13.43%) Security Management
11 8 (11.94%) Information Security Management
11 8 (11.94%) NHS
11 8 (11.94%) Degree
11 8 (11.94%) Freedom of Information Act
12 7 (10.45%) Finance
12 7 (10.45%) Information Management
13 6 (8.96%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.96%) IT Governance
14 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
14 5 (7.46%) Records Management
14 5 (7.46%) ITIL

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 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
1 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) SMS
2 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.99%) Intranet
4 1 (1.49%) Junos
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (19.40%) Legal
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.91%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (13.43%) Freedom of Information
4 8 (11.94%) Freedom of Information Act
4 8 (11.94%) NHS
5 3 (4.48%) CESG
5 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Information Security
2 26 (38.81%) Risk Management
3 22 (32.84%) Data Protection
4 12 (17.91%) Information Governance
5 11 (16.42%) Information Assurance
6 10 (14.93%) ISMS
6 10 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (13.43%) Security Management
8 8 (11.94%) Information Security Management
9 7 (10.45%) Information Management
10 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.96%) IT Governance
11 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.46%) ITIL
11 5 (7.46%) ITSM
11 5 (7.46%) Records Management
11 5 (7.46%) Security Operations
11 5 (7.46%) Service Management
12 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) CISSP
2 11 (16.42%) CISM
3 10 (14.93%) CISA
4 8 (11.94%) Degree
5 6 (8.96%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (5.97%) CISMP
7 2 (2.99%) CEH
7 2 (2.99%) CRISC
7 2 (2.99%) ECDL
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.49%) ISEB
8 1 (1.49%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) PCI DSS
2 18 (26.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (23.88%) GDPR
4 3 (4.48%) COBIT
4 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (4.48%) RMADS
5 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) EnCase
3 1 (1.49%) FTK
3 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Juniper
3 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.49%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) Progress
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk