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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Director
Rank 605 623 594
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 15 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.065% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 29
Median daily rate £800 £800 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £635
10% offered a daily rate of more than £940 £970 £1,105
UK excluding London median daily rate £850 £575 £875
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -34.28%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 20 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 3 December 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 -13 12 £750 -4.76% 5
London -32 7 £775 -3.12% 3
South East +25 2 £750 -
Wales - 2 £850 -
South Wales - 2 £850 -
Cardiff - 2 £900 -
South West +10 1 £413 -28.26%
City of London -5 1 £775 +30.52%
West Midlands -8 1 £725 +31.81%
Birmingham -9 1 £725 +31.81%
North East - 1 £800 - 1
Scotland - 1 £1,000 - 1
Abingdon - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £800 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £850 -
Bristol - 1 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £800 -
West Wales - 1 £850 -
Swansea - 1 £850 -

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) Banking
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.30%) Coaching
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (6.98%) Office 365
6 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.98%) Service Design
6 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Legal
6 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) B2C
6 3 (6.98%) Intranet
7 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Back Office

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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) 4G
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SAS EBI
1 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Social Network
3 1 (2.33%) Informatics
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Online Games
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) Change Management
1 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.30%) Coaching
3 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
3 4 (9.30%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) B2C
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
4 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Design
5 2 (4.65%) Kanban
5 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.65%) Presales
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCIE
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Infor
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Northumberland
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