Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Head of Information Security was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 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.

Head of Information Security
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information Security 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.34% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £600 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £600 £675
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 288 244 405
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.96% 94.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 163 257
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £249 £227 £178
90th Percentile £460 £473 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 22
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.39% -43.20% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.30 £12.13
90th Percentile £58.53 £44.30 £45.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +15.83% -11.76%

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Head of Information Security 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 Staffordshire region featuring Head of Information Security in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness

Head of Information Security Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft