The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of IT role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of IT in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Head of IT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 249 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.50% 92.91% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 141 238
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.78 £35.00 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Head of IT
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Head of IT Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Head of IT
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) RFID
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

Head of IT
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region that cited Head of IT 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 IT in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) RFID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement