Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Chief Information Officer was £900 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

Chief Information Officer
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 843 849
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 29 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 12
UK median daily rate £900 £800 £1,025
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -21.95% +46.43%
10th Percentile £513 £633 £650
90th Percentile £1,400 £1,075 £1,315
UK excluding London median daily rate £900 £800 £725
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Chief Information Officer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
England 0 24 £900 +12.50% 7
London -13 18 £625 -26.47% 3
UK excluding London +25 9 £900 +12.50% 5
South East -16 4 £900 +7.46% 2
North of England +47 2 £1,200 +50.00%
North West +17 2 £1,200 +50.00%
Scotland - 2 £750 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £825 - 1

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Chief Information Officer 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 Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) NHS
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Banking
5 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (6.90%) Informatics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Advertising
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.45%) ACCA

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Biotechnology
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
2 6 (20.69%) Information Security
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Informatics
5 2 (6.90%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ACCA
1 1 (3.45%) CIMA
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
1 1 (3.45%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com