The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Head of ICT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of ICT
Rank 596 620 610
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Head of ICT 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £675 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £675 £350
% change year-on-year
- +92.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Head of ICT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £450 -
Head of ICT
UK

Head of ICT Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Head of ICT 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 England region featuring Head of ICT in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) BS25999
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Head of ICT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BCP
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS25999