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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Information Officer
Rank 593 566 597
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.018% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£875 £725 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £425 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £935 £975 £810
UK excluding London average daily rate £950 - £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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
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 1968 2111 2700
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 £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

Chief Information Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 18 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 20 August 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 -27 8 £875 +20.68% 2
London +10 4 £763 +5.17% 2
City of London +32 1 £650 -13.33% 2
North West - 1 £950 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Dagenham - - - -

Chief Information Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Information Management
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
3 3 (16.67%) CISA
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) CRISC
4 2 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (11.11%) German Language
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security

Chief Information Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Management
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) CISA
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA