The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Director role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Director
Rank 394 409 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 21 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.040% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£775 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £700
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Services Director
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Services Director Jobs Demand Trend in London

Services Director
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Services Director Daily Rate Trend in London

Services Director
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
City of London - 6 £800 - 1
Services Director
England

Services Director
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Data Mining
3 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (58.33%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Coaching
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) WAN
9 2 (8.33%) SLA
10 1 (4.17%) Summit
10 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
10 1 (4.17%) SOA
10 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
10 1 (4.17%) Publishing
10 1 (4.17%) User Experience
10 1 (4.17%) Transition Management

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001