The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Services Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Director
Rank 598 646 605
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 22 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.020% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.021% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 22
Median daily rate £775 £850 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £120 £700
10% offered a daily rate of more than £920 £900 £890
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £485 £825
% change year-on-year
+54.63% -41.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Services Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Services Director in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Services Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Services Director
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 19 £675 -20.58% 3
London -9 9 £775 -11.42% 1
South East +28 4 - - 2
Wales - 3 £850 -
Yorkshire - 3 £650 -
Leeds - 3 £650 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £650 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Cardiff - 2 £900 -
South Wales - 2 £850 -
West Wales - 2 £875 -
Swansea - 2 £875 -
Reading - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Newport - 1 £850 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Services Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Services Director contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Services Director in the job title.

1 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Finance
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Service Design
5 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Retail
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) SLA
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) NHS
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Management

Services Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) MPLS
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) VLAN
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Service Design
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.56%) Presales
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.78%) IBM