The median contractor rate for an IT Director was £669 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Director of IT
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 596 595
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 10 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.064% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.067% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 9
Median daily rate £669 £800 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.40% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £534 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £1,178 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £650 £688
% change year-on-year +3.84% -5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured IT Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in England

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Director in England

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Director in England

IT Director
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Director in England

IT Director
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London -2 5 £669 -27.70% 2
South East +38 4 £775 +5.08%
North West +27 1 £575 - 1
IT Director
UK

IT Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the England region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Data Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) SLA
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Lucene
1 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) IT Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Data Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) BPR
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Ontologies
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Software Solved
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago