The first table below looks at the demand for the Services Director role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Services Director in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Director
Rank 213 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.048% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £725 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £515 £550
% change year-on-year
- -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6115 5857 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 92.82% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4418 4320 5248
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Services Director
London

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Services Director in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Services Director Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Services Director
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Services Director Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Services Director
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Services Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Director in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Management

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Services Director in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification