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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 403 400 392
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£600 £825 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
20646 21359 20133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.10% 92.91% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14320 14994 13550
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 383 451
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 3 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
City of London +9 1 £600 -21.31%
Head of Technology
England

Head of Technology
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF