The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of IT role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Information Technology
Rank - 113 135
Contract jobs requiring a Head of IT 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.18% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.19% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £538 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £525 £700
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3046 2082 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 93.03% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 1326 1723
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 164 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Head of IT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Head of IT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Head of IT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Head of IT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Head of IT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Head of IT across the South West region.

Head of IT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Head of IT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of IT within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Head of IT
England