The median contractor rate for a Chief Information Security Officer was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 629 637
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Security Officer 3 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.030% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.031% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £550 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £875
% change year-on-year - -37.14%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Chief Information Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 3 - - 1
London +1 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Chief Information Security Officer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS