The median contractor rate for a Chief Security Officer was £950 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Security Officer
England / London
Rank 403 416 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £950 £888 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £1,100 £475
% change year-on-year -40.90% +131.57%  
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 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Chief Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Security Officer in London

Chief 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 Security Officer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Security Officer in London

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Chief 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
4 4 (44.44%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) CISSP
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) CISA
7 1 (11.11%) CISM
7 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Chief Security Officer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (44.44%) Internet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (44.44%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS