The median contractor rate for a Services Director was £950 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 Director
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 603 600
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 5 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.046% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.049% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 3
Median daily rate £950 £750 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £890 £670 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £990 £900 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £950 £750 £900
% change year-on-year +26.66% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Services Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Services Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Services Director in England

Services Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Services Director in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Director in England

Services Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Director in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Director in England

Services Director
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 Services Director within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
London +23 3 £938 +25.00% 2
South East +17 2 £950 +5.55% 2
Services Director
UK

Services Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the England region featuring Services Director in the job title.

1 6 (26.09%) PMO
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Service Design
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Replication
6 1 (4.35%) SLA

Services Director 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Service Design
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks