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Top IT Contracts by Daily Rate

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Whether you are new to Contracting, or already a Contracting Veteran, it’s important to keep up to date with the latest trends in job opportunities. You may be looking for a change or you may be wondering what type of work you’d want to do as a contractor.

In this blog post, Gorilla have put together a comprehensive list which aims to show some of the top contracts in IT by daily rate.

Director of DevOps

Being a director or head of DevOps can be an exciting role. Gorilla have had the pleasure of working with different clients in various different occupations.

If you’re unaware of the work that you could face in this role, DevOps is the practice of operations and development engineers participating together in the entire service lifecycle.

DevOps is a more hands on approach, going from design through the development process to production support. Providing that this is something you are interested in, you may already have a better understanding on the responsibilities and the role regarding DevOps.

A contractor in this specific field could expect an average daily rate of around £680.

Senior Security Architect

A security architect has a very complex job, a security architect designs, builds and oversees the implementation of network and computer security for an organisation.

Being a senior security architect will be your job to not only keep on top of any network and computer security work, but you will be responsible for overseeing your team and maintaining the progress of those involved.

A senior security architect could expect to take home a similar pay of a director of DevOps looking at a figure of around £680.

Head of Business Intelligence

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With this in mind we’ve worked with many people with various different backgrounds. Being the head of a specific field can be a very stressful task, for example as head of business intelligence, it’s important that you keep a strong relationship with all of your staff.

Business intelligence is a very complex role, typically the role would be a mix of technical delivery as well as strategic leadership for the company you chose to work for. You would also need to demonstrate further aligning to the current strategy that the company already has.

Typically, if you were to go into this career path you could expect around £720 as your daily rate.

IT Director

IT Directors typically oversee all operations in the company they may be working for. An enthusiastic approach would be key for applicants who are looking to become an IT director.

The ability to be assertive, compelling and handle all important people in any business is essential.

An IT director role could see an average daily rate of around £760.

Head of Technology

Being a head of technology you can expect a very generous daily rate if you are to start contracting in this area.

The head of technology should be responsible for the end to end delivery of software and services to customers

As head of technology you could expect an average daily rate of around £850.

Regardless of your technical background, Gorilla Accounting will always provide the same accounting service. Why not give us a call to find out more?