The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Director
Rank 584 571 566
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 6 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.004% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£625 £800 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £850 £800
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Director within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England 0 6 £625 -21.87% 2
London +8 3 £800 +6.66%
Manchester 0 2 £450 -47.05% 1
North West -6 2 £450 -47.05% 1
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

Services Director
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Automotive
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) COBIT

Services Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
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