The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Technology role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Technology in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 194 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£675 £950 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Head of Technology
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Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Technology in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Technology
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 Technology across the City of London region.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Head of Technology
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Technology in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Technology in their job title.

1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Technology in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Technology in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Biometrics
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared