The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 156 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.037% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £800 £763 £900
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -15.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £606 £675 £788
% change year-on-year
-10.18% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Director
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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Director Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Director
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 IT Director across the City of London region.

IT Director Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Director
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (40.00%) International Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Law
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) International Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Law
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management