The median contractor rate for a Services Director was £938 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Director
England / London
Rank 403 428 417
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.054% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.057% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £938 £750 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +36.36%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Services Director
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Services Director in London

Services Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 6 (50.00%) PMO
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL

Services Director Skill Set
Top Related 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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco