Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Design Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 830 846
Rank change year-on-year -31 +16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Design Architect 11 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
England median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% -14.58%
10th Percentile £464 £404 £417
90th Percentile £563 £735 £558
UK median daily rate £495 £500 £513
% change year-on-year -1.00% -2.44% -14.58%
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 90,002 89,794 93,514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.90% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,135 59,792 61,540
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,774 2,664 3,027
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.23% +3.89% +1.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.68 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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
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 16 November 2018. 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
South West - 4 £525 -
South East +2 3 £575 +15.00%
London +2 2 £500 -18.37%
North East - 1 £458 - 1
North of England - 1 £458 - 1
Service Design Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 10 (90.91%) Service Design
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (27.27%) ITSM
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (18.18%) eTOM
7 2 (18.18%) COBIT
8 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
8 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (9.09%) User Stories

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Service Design
2 9 (81.82%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) ArchiMate
6 2 (18.18%) eTOM
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Runbook
7 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy