The median contractor rate for an IT Director was £669 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 405 436
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.061% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.064% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Median daily rate £669 £925 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £785 £745
10% offered a daily rate of more than £801 £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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in London

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Director in London

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Director in London

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Data Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Semantic Search
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Tandem
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Lucene
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
1 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Ontologies
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft