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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Director
Rank 422 427 420
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £700
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
22595 23409 24351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.01% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15641 16101 16015
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 426 624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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 22 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Services Director
England

Services Director
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Transition Management

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA