The median contractor rate for a Head of ICT was - per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Head of ICT
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 649 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of ICT 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £763 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
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 £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Head of ICT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Head of ICT in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of ICT in the UK

Head of ICT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of ICT.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of ICT in the UK

Head of ICT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of ICT.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Head of ICT in the UK

Head of ICT Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Head of ICT 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 Head of ICT in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional

Head of ICT 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP