The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Head of IT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Information Technology
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs requiring a Head of IT 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of IT
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1439 777 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 88.77% 94.64% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 469 305
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 79 27
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Head of IT in the job title.

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Head of IT
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Head of IT Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Head of IT Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Head of IT contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region featuring Head of IT in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Management

Head of IT Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory