The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Director 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 Project Director in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Director
Rank 419 422 410
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Director 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.017% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 £643
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% -10.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £575 £613
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Project 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 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
22581 23385 24658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.01% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 16060 16228
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 442 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Project Director
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Project Director Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Director
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Director Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Director
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Director Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Director
Top 28 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) RNC
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) MGW
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SDH
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) SDH
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) DSL
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) 2G
1 1 (14.29%) RNC
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) MGW
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification