The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Director role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Director
Rank 599 581 544
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.021% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£900 £438 £850
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -48.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £900 £800 £850
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49442 48355 43039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.38% 92.50% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30777 29938 24740
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1972 2102
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.72 £40.00 £41.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Services Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Services Director
Daily Rate Trend

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

Services Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Services Director
Top 8 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
England -24 2 £900 +105.71% 3
London +5 1 £900 +111.76% 1
Berkshire +5 1 £900 -
Wiltshire +2 1 £900 +12.50%
South West +2 1 £900 +12.50%
South East -18 1 £900 - 1
Reading - 1 £900 -
Swindon - 1 £900 -

Services Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) BS25999
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) FMCG
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) BS25999
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
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