The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Director role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Director in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 620 628 600
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 24 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.025% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 19
Average daily rate £700 £725 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £958 £1,020
UK excluding London average daily rate £606 £675 £788
% change year-on-year
-10.18% -14.28%
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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Director
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Director
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

IT Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Director
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Director Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Director
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 24 £700 +3.70% 8
London +8 13 £800 - 2
South West +8 3 £500 -35.48%
North West -8 2 £538 -2.27% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £688 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £688 -
City of London +38 1 £800 +4.91% 1
South East -4 1 £538 -32.81%
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £1,050 -
Blackpool - 1 £538 -
Leeds - 1 £700 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £750 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £538 -
Kent - 1 £538 -
Devon - 1 £1,050 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £750 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £750 -

IT Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title.

1 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.77%) ERP
6 5 (8.77%) SAP
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (7.02%) Degree
7 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.02%) Line Management
7 4 (7.02%) People Management
8 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.26%) Information Management
8 3 (5.26%) Banking
8 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Law
8 3 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (5.26%) CISM
8 3 (5.26%) CISSP

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Director 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 IT Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) International Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) EPoS
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.75%) Informatics
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.77%) Change Management
4 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.77%) ERP
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) Line Management
5 4 (7.02%) People Management
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
5 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.26%) Information Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) C#
1 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) CISM
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) PgMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Infor
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.75%) JDA
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Retek
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