The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of ICT featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of ICT
Rank 659 662 635
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Head of ICT 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £438 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £305
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Head of ICT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of ICT in the job title.

Head of ICT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of ICT
Daily Rate Trend

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

Head of ICT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of ICT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Head of ICT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of ICT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK.

Head of ICT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Head of ICT
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of ICT within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +17 1 £675 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £200 -
County Antrim - 1 £200 -
Belfast - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £675 -
London - 1 £675 -

Head of ICT Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Head of ICT 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 Head of ICT in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Head of ICT 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google