Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Chief Security Officer was £950 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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 Security Officer
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 888 877
Rank change year-on-year +47 -11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Security Officer 8 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.018% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
UK median daily rate £950 £675 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -22.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £705 £573 £828
90th Percentile £995 £1,058 £943
UK excluding London median daily rate £800 £550 £850
% change year-on-year +45.45% -35.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

Chief Security Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Security Officer in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Security Officer in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chief Security Officer in the UK

Chief Security Officer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Security Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
England +45 8 £950 +40.74%
London -7 4 £1,000 +12.68%
UK excluding London +48 3 £800 +45.45%
South East - 2 £800 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Chief 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 Security Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring

Chief 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 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS