Period
to 13 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Service Design Architect was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Design Architect
UK > England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 772 865 847
Rank change year-on-year +93 -18 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Design Architect 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.011% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
England median daily rate £430 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.10% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £334 £505 £416
90th Percentile £719 £568 £673
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -19.05% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 72,969 88,465 86,479
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.11% 94.72% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,458 58,853 57,215
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,472 2,818 2,567
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.97 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.30% -5.42% +2.70%

Service Design Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Service Design Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design Architect in England

Service Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Design Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Design Architect in England

Service Design Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design Architect in England over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design Architect in England

Service Design Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Design Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England - 5 £375 -
North East - 4 £375 -
London +80 3 - -
South East +39 3 - -
South West -10 1 £900 +71.43%
West Midlands - 1 £525 -
Midlands - 1 £525 -
North West - 1 - -
Service Design Architect
UK

Service Design Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, Service Design Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Service Design Architect in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (15.38%) ITSM
9 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Validation
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) CISM
9 1 (7.69%) BMC
9 1 (7.69%) Remedy
9 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
9 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.69%) Project Management
9 1 (7.69%) SLA

Service Design Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (7.69%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Service Design
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 9 (69.23%) Service Management
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) ITSM
7 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
8 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
8 1 (7.69%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (7.69%) Design Thinking
8 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 1 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (7.69%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 1 (7.69%) Value Proposition
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.69%) NIST
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) BMC
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow