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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Director
Rank 625 599 583
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.017% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
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£550 £675 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £650 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £875 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £675 £550
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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
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 5 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 2 September 2015. 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 -4 4 £550 -26.66% 2
London -9 3 £553 -26.33%
City of London +9 1 £600 -7.69%
Manchester - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £550 -

IT Director
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

IT Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce