The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Technology in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Technology
Rank 411 428 406
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£675 £900 £900
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Technology
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Technology
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
City of London +17 1 £675 -28.94% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) CCTV
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) EMIR
4 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Head of Technology 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 Technology in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) EMIR
1 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank