The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Director
Rank 549 544 503
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -41
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
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£650 £750 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £570 £595
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £790 £795
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 - £825
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Director
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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
44116 42764 38322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.52% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27497 25733 22352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1713 1858 2142
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Director Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Director
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Director Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Director
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Director across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

IT Director Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Director
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Director Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Director
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 3 £675 -10.00% 2
South East - 2 £675 -
West Midlands -1 1 £650 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - -
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IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Strategic Management
6 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.86%) Physics
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) GDB
6 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) GDB
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Physics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) VC++
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification