The table below looks at the statistics for the Project 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 Project Director in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Director
Rank 557 566 538
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Project Director 25 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 5
Average daily rate
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£700 £463 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £513 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £483 £600
% change year-on-year
+21.76% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Project Director
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Project Director Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Director
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Project Director Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Director
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Director across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Project Director Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Director
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Project Director Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project 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 Project Director within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +2 19 £713 +78.12% 2
South East - 5 £569 -
East of England - 1 £625 -
Project Director
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Project Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Project 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 Project Director in their job title.

1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.00%) Legal
4 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.67%) NHS
5 5 (16.67%) Coaching
6 4 (13.33%) C
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.67%) Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (3.33%) Service Management
9 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.33%) Change Management
9 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (3.33%) Validation
9 1 (3.33%) Scrum
9 1 (3.33%) PhD
9 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
9 1 (3.33%) B2B
9 1 (3.33%) PMP
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Project 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 Project Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) German Language
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Biometrics
2 1 (3.33%) DTV
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) STB
2 1 (3.33%) Biotechnology
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
2 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) B2B
7 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Document Management
7 1 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PhD
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) hybris