The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Account Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Account Director
Rank 647 653 632
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Account Director 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £313 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £303 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Account Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Account Director in the job title.

Account Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Account Director
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Account Director within the UK.

Account Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Account Director
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Account Director within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England -5 3 £300 -4.00% 10
London -11 3 £300 -7.69% 9
City of London - 1 - - 1

Account Director Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Account 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 featuring Account Director in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management

Account Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Interactive Media
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £40 to £50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £245 - £285 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago