Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Director was £900 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 356 386
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Director 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.054% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.058% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
South East median daily rate £900 £725 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +20.83% -9.43%
10th Percentile £546 £658 £578
90th Percentile £980 £828 £623
England median daily rate £650 £788 £725
% change year-on-year -17.46% +8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

IT Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Director in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Director in the South East

IT Director
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -7 3 £900 +28.57%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £900 -
Kent - 2 £569 -
Buckinghamshire -26 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £1,000 - 2
Surrey - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
IT Director
England

IT Director Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region featuring IT Director in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) SAP FI

IT Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP