The first table below looks at the demand for the Project 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 Project Director in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Director
Rank 583 553 580
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Director 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £388 £650 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 - £800
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Project Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Director
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Director
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Director Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Director
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Director within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 4 £388 -40.38% 1
London -33 3 £375 -42.30% 1
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
South Coast - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Havant - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Project Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Director in their job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) BBC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) APMP
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App

Project Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Project Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) BBC
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP