The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Information Officer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chief Information Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Information Officer
Rank 601 572 583
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
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£900 £725 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £425 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,025 £930 £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £925 - £513
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Chief Information Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chief Information Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Chief Information Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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
England -16 9 £913 +25.86% 3
London +11 5 £875 +20.68% 3
City of London +35 1 £650 -13.33% 2
North West - 1 £950 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Chief Information Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief Information Officer 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 Chief Information Officer in their job title.

1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) CISA
3 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Information Management
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) CRISC
5 2 (10.00%) German Language
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Social Media
5 2 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) SLA
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.00%) NHS
6 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard

Chief Information Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief Information Officer 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 Chief Information Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Management
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Balanced Scorecard
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) CISA
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA