The median contractor rate for a Services Director was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 425 418
Contract jobs requiring a Services Director 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.014% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.015% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £550 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £850 £125 £700
% change year-on-year +580.00% -82.14%  
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 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA