The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of ICT role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of ICT in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of ICT
Rank - 591 576
Contract jobs requiring a Head of ICT 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £650
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of ICT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Head of ICT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of ICT Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of ICT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Head of ICT Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of ICT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Head of ICT across the England region.

Head of ICT Hourly Rate Trend in England

Head of ICT
Top 17 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of ICT 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 ICT in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

Head of ICT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of ICT 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 ICT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) APMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification