Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Information Officer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 815 785 826
Rank change year-on-year -30 +41 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Officer 44 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.073% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.077% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 38
England median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -7.53%
10th Percentile £210 £190 £217
90th Percentile £550 £571 £561
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
England median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +31.39% +5.89%
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.50 £12.81
90th Percentile £19.70 £24.50 £20.70
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year -17.78% +31.39% +3.79%

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 89,336 89,721 93,327
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,706 59,749 61,434
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,749 2,665 3,016
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +3.00% +0.97%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 November 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 17 November 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 +2 28 £425 +23.64% 13
North of England -22 6 £188 -70.00% 6
Yorkshire -9 4 - - 4
South East -17 4 £550 +2.33% 8
East Midlands +9 3 £250 +33.33% 1
Midlands -20 3 £250 +33.33% 8
North West -8 2 £188 -70.00% 1
South West -30 2 £475 +35.71% 8
East of England -5 1 £275 -15.38% 1
Information Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 18 (40.91%) Data Protection
3 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 14 (31.82%) Information Governance
5 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 11 (25.00%) GDPR
7 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
8 9 (20.45%) Legal
8 9 (20.45%) NHS
8 9 (20.45%) CISSP
9 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (18.18%) Information Management
9 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
10 7 (15.91%) Records Management
10 7 (15.91%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (11.36%) Finance
12 5 (11.36%) Firewall
12 5 (11.36%) Information Security Management
12 5 (11.36%) Security Management
12 5 (11.36%) Degree
13 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
13 4 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (9.09%) Office 365
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.09%) ISEB
14 3 (6.82%) Citrix

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Google Drive
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (4.55%) Intranet
3 2 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) Junos
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (20.45%) Legal
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Law
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) LDAP
1 1 (2.27%) ODBC
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.45%) NHS
3 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (15.91%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.82%) CESG
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.27%) Life Science
7 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 18 (40.91%) Data Protection
3 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 14 (31.82%) Information Governance
5 8 (18.18%) Information Management
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.91%) Information Assurance
6 7 (15.91%) Records Management
7 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security Management
8 5 (11.36%) Security Management
9 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
9 3 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (6.82%) Security Operations
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.55%) Data Privacy
10 2 (4.55%) Health Informatics
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CISSP
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
4 3 (6.82%) CISM
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
5 2 (4.55%) ECDL
6 1 (2.27%) CEH
6 1 (2.27%) CISMP
6 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) GDPR
2 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (6.82%) RMADS
5 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.27%) PMO
5 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Nessus
2 1 (2.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix
2 3 (6.82%) Ivanti
2 3 (6.82%) Juniper
2 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Progress
4 1 (2.27%) Splunk