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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 576 561 553
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 32 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.038% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 12
Average daily rate £800 £750 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £510 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £970 £1,000 £1,080
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £750 £713
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Director
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £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 1596 1785 1902
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 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 20 £850 +30.76% 4
South East -4 3 £338 -51.78% 2
North West -10 3 £440 -56.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £700 -
South West -1 2 £813 -
Yorkshire -12 1 £700 +40.00%
IT Director
UK

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (19.35%) ERP
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.90%) VoIP
4 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.90%) Retail
5 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
5 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.29%) Windows
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.29%) Private Cloud
5 7 (11.29%) Skype
5 7 (11.29%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.68%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) NetApp
6 6 (9.68%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (9.68%) EDRMS
6 6 (9.68%) Mitel
7 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
7 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.45%) Line Management
8 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.45%) CISM

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) VoIP
2 7 (11.29%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (11.29%) Skype
3 4 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (9.68%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) International Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
1 1 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Private Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) NHS
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) EPoS
6 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.61%) Informatics
6 1 (1.61%) New Media
6 1 (1.61%) SecurID
6 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
1 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
1 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) ERP
2 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
4 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.45%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (6.45%) Identity Management
4 4 (6.45%) Line Management
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) Information Security
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) C#
1 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) CISM
1 4 (6.45%) CISSP
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) CITP
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) PgMP
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco
3 6 (9.68%) HP
3 6 (9.68%) Mitel
3 6 (9.68%) NetApp
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.61%) Infor
5 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Rapid7
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