Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Information Officer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 815 775 777
Rank change year-on-year -40 +2 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Information Officer 34 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.072% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.075% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 48
England median daily rate £325 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.75% -2.40%
10th Percentile £170 £213 £221
90th Percentile £608 £573 £561
UK median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
England median hourly rate £18.74 £20.90 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +21.13% +6.66%
UK median hourly rate £18.74 £20.90 £17.25
% change year-on-year -10.31% +21.13% +6.66%

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 85,682 87,523 85,380
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,271 58,700 56,238
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £649 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,561 2,553 2,913
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.19 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% -1.06% -0.62%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% -2.81%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -15 25 £350 -10.26% 16
North of England -12 4 £313 -50.00% 5
South West -28 3 £357 +50.32% 1
North West +1 2 £188 -70.59% 4
North East - 2 £425 - 1
East of England -4 1 £275 -18.52% 2
South East -14 1 - - 5
Information Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 (41.18%) Information Security
1 14 (41.18%) GDPR
2 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
2 12 (35.29%) Information Governance
3 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (23.53%) Information Management
4 8 (23.53%) NHS
5 7 (20.59%) Legal
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
7 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) Records Management
8 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (11.76%) ISEB
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
9 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
9 3 (8.82%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) CISSP
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Security Management
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management

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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Google Drive
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
1 7 (20.59%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.94%) COM
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) ODBC
1 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (23.53%) NHS
3 4 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Data Protection
2 12 (35.29%) Information Governance
3 8 (23.53%) Information Management
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Records Management
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Security Management
8 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.88%) Data Privacy
8 2 (5.88%) Health Informatics
8 2 (5.88%) Informatics
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) OWASP
8 2 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISACA
4 1 (2.94%) CGEIT
4 1 (2.94%) CISA
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CRISC
4 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) GDPR
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.94%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Nessus
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.94%) SAP