The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Director role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Director
Rank 549 527 515
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.027% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£1,050 £650 £825
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £610 £645
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,100 £690 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £1,100 - £800
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Services Director
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Services Director Jobs Demand Trend in England

Services Director
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Services Director Daily Rate Trend in England

Services Director
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Director across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Services Director Daily Rate Histogram in England

Services Director
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Director within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 4 £800 +23.07% 1
South West - 4 £1,100 -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Services Director
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Services Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (86.67%) Service Delivery
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (50.00%) Data Mining
5 13 (43.33%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
7 7 (23.33%) Open Source
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Customer Insight
10 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) Service Management
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.67%) Law
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.67%) Content Management
11 2 (6.67%) Information Management
11 2 (6.67%) BS25999
11 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.67%) People Management
11 2 (6.67%) User Experience
12 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
12 1 (3.33%) Coaching
12 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
12 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
12 1 (3.33%) CITP

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Service Delivery
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Customer Insight
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) Information Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
8 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) BS25999
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001