The median contractor rate for a Chief Information Security Officer was £1,000 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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.

Chief Information Security Officer
England / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 426 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.052% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.055% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £1,000 £888 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 - £850
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19488 21879 21280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.99% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13911 15818 14611
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Security Officer in London

Chief Information Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Information Security Officer in London

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Chief Information Security Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS