Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Officer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 788 836
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Information Officer 53 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.070% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.074% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 33
England median daily rate £450 £366 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.87% +14.45% -10.49%
10th Percentile £253 £200 £205
90th Percentile £548 £559 £580
UK median daily rate £438 £363 £313
% change year-on-year +20.69% +16.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
England median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +48.15%
10th Percentile £13.50 £16.90 £15.30
90th Percentile £19.70 £24.00 £23.40
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +26.98%

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 87,544 85,462 94,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.90% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,167 56,423 62,370
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 2,531 2,908
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.61 £18.92 £18.97
% change year-on-year -6.95% -0.26% +6.75%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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 -18 28 £450 +35.85% 16
South West -9 11 £450 +28.57% 3
North of England -20 7 - - 6
South East -21 5 £550 +4.76% 10
Yorkshire -13 4 - - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £250 +25.00% 3
Midlands -13 3 £250 +25.00% 4
North West - 3 - - 5
Information Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (66.04%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) Risk Management
3 19 (35.85%) Data Protection
4 18 (33.96%) CISSP
5 15 (28.30%) GDPR
6 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
7 13 (24.53%) Legal
7 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
7 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (20.75%) Information Governance
9 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
9 9 (16.98%) CISA
9 9 (16.98%) CISM
10 8 (15.09%) NHS
10 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (13.21%) Degree
11 7 (13.21%) Firewall
11 7 (13.21%) Information Management
11 7 (13.21%) Security Management
12 6 (11.32%) Information Security Management
12 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.32%) ISMS
12 6 (11.32%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (9.43%) Freedom of Information Act
13 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (9.43%) Freedom of Information
14 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (7.55%) Finance

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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.66%) LAN
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (3.77%) Intranet
4 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) SMS
5 1 (1.89%) Junos
General
1 13 (24.53%) Legal
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.89%) COM
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
1 1 (1.89%) ODBC
1 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.09%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (15.09%) NHS
3 5 (9.43%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (9.43%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (5.66%) CESG
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) Risk Management
3 19 (35.85%) Data Protection
4 11 (20.75%) Information Governance
5 9 (16.98%) Information Assurance
6 7 (13.21%) Information Management
6 7 (13.21%) Security Management
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) Information Security Management
7 6 (11.32%) ISMS
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Data Privacy
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) SIEM
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) ITSM
10 3 (5.66%) Protective Monitoring
10 3 (5.66%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) CISSP
2 9 (16.98%) CISA
2 9 (16.98%) CISM
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 6 (11.32%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (5.66%) CISMP
6 2 (3.77%) ECDL
6 2 (3.77%) ISEB
7 1 (1.89%) CEH
7 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.89%) CRISC
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) GDPR
2 14 (26.42%) PCI DSS
3 13 (24.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (5.66%) RMADS
5 1 (1.89%) COBIT
5 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.89%) PMO
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.89%) EnCase
3 1 (1.89%) FTK
3 1 (1.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) Ivanti
2 3 (5.66%) Juniper
2 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.89%) CA
3 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.89%) Progress
3 1 (1.89%) Splunk