Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Services Director was £744 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 November 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 608 601
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 12 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.018% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
London median daily rate £744 £688 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% -21.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £670 £631 £653
90th Percentile £939 £913 £950
England median daily rate £750 £675 £875
% change year-on-year +11.11% -22.86% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44328 42718 44588
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32100 30369 31422
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 559 674
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +0.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Services Director
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Services Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Services Director in London

Services Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Services Director in London

Services Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Services Director in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Director in London

Services Director
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Central London - 1 - - 1
Services Director
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 London region featuring Services Director in the job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Economics
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) NFC
4 1 (8.33%) Product Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office

Services Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) NFC
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Contactless
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Currency
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Economics
2 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Product Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (8.33%) EMC
1 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (8.33%) SAP