Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Head of Information was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 12 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Information 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% +45.95%
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 285 237 407
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 95.56% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 159 258
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.80% -6.14%
10th Percentile £249 £223 £163
90th Percentile £460 £475 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.63 £14.20 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% -43.20% +81.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.30 £12.09
90th Percentile £58.79 £44.30 £46.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -9.09%

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Head of Information 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 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