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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Director
UK
Rank 582 595 598
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 12 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.065% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.069% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 15
Median daily rate £690 £800 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £445 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £938 £925 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate - £575 £700
% change year-on-year
- -17.85%
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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 7 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +23 11 £690 -13.75% 6
London +12 8 £690 -18.82% 4
North West +15 1 - -
North East -13 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.34%) Banking
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.90%) Service Design
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Legal
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) ERP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
1 1 (3.45%) SAS EBI
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Business Transformation
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Design
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) CommVault
1 1 (3.45%) IBM
1 1 (3.45%) Infor
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) OpenText
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) SAP