Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Chief Information Security Officer was £950 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 881 880 888
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 6 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.011% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
UK median daily rate £950 £925 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +15.63% -8.57%
10th Percentile £765 £571 £554
90th Percentile £1,115 £1,263 £1,090
UK excluding London median daily rate £850 - £700
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Chief Information Security Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Security Officer in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Information Security Officer in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chief Information Security Officer in the UK

Chief Information Security Officer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Security Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +39 4 £850 -
England +9 4 £1,025 +10.81%
London -23 2 £1,100 +29.41%
Scotland - 2 £750 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £950 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 featuring Chief Information Security Officer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001