Period
to 24 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Head of Information was £875 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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.

Head of Information
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 243 241
Rank change year-on-year +56 -2 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.085% 0.013% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.014% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Midlands median daily rate £875 - £500
10th Percentile £623 - £463
90th Percentile £1,078 - £550
England median daily rate £675 £688 £613
% change year-on-year -1.82% +12.24% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 4,489 7,169 7,519
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 95.36% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,648 4,521 4,664
Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.14%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 287 352
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.17 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.40 £41.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%

Head of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Head of Information in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Information in the Midlands

Head of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of Information in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Information in the Midlands

Head of Information
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Information in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Head of Information in the Midlands

Head of Information
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Information within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
East Midlands +37 3 £838 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £875 -
Head of Information
England

Head of Information Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, Head of Information 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 Midlands region featuring Head of Information in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) AWS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Negotiation
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management

Head of Information Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Negotiation
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISMS
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001