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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Director
UK
Rank 566 608 587
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 21 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.044% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.046% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 16
Median daily rate £763 £775 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £597 £615
10% offered a daily rate of more than £985 £905 £1,100
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £738 £1,050
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -29.76%
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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

Services Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Services Director
Top 13 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +32 20 £750 -6.25% 5
London +12 10 £775 - 2
South East +21 6 £950 - 1
Berkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire +11 3 £650 -10.34% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £650 -
Leeds - 3 £650 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £950 -
Reading - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 £900 -
Wales - 1 £900 -
West Wales - 1 £900 -

Services Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 8 (27.59%) Service Management
1 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Service Design
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) SLA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) NHS
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.45%) Contract 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 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) MPLS
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) VLAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
1 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Design
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
2 1 (3.45%) IBM