The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 618 628 574
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -54
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 23 10 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.018% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.019% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 36
Median daily rate £788 £788 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £620 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,175 £1,110 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £775 £700
% change year-on-year
-29.83% +10.71%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 25 May 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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Director within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 -2 22 £788 -1.56% 10
London +6 9 £863 -4.16% 5
South West -5 2 £500 -35.48% 1
South East -8 2 £656 -17.96% 1
North West -12 2 £538 -2.27%
Midlands - 2 £1,200 -
Manchester -8 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £538 -
Kent - 1 £538 -
Yorkshire - 1 £675 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 £800 - 3
Blackpool - 1 £538 -
Lincoln - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £675 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £550 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT 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 IT Director in the job title.

1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Retail
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) ERP
7 5 (8.93%) People Management
8 4 (7.14%) Line Management
8 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.14%) SAP
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Information Management
9 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.36%) CISM
9 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
9 3 (5.36%) CISSP
9 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.36%) Service Design
9 3 (5.36%) Data Centre

IT 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) EPoS
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (10.71%) ITIL
5 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) ERP
6 5 (8.93%) People Management
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Information Management
7 4 (7.14%) Line Management
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) Service Management
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) C
1 1 (1.79%) C#
1 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) CISM
1 3 (5.36%) CISSP
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
1 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) CAPM
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) PgMP
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Infor
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.79%) JDA
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Retek
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