The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank 159 202 201
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Head of IT 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.018% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.019% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £650 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £500 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of IT
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of IT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of IT across the City of London region.

Head of IT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Head of IT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of IT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Head of IT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Head of IT 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 across the City of London region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management