The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had IT Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 159 147 134
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.051% 0.082% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.086% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £538 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £775 £700
% change year-on-year
-29.83% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IT Director
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Director Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Director
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Director Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Director
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £538 -
IT Director
England

IT Director Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT Director 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 West region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security

IT Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Licensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft