The median contractor rate for a Service Design Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Design Consultant
UK
Rank 582 629 610
Rank change year-on-year +47 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Design Consultant 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.002% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 -
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Service Design Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Service Design Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design Consultant in the UK

Service Design Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Design Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Design Consultant in the UK

Service Design Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Design Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Design Consultant in the UK

Service Design Consultant
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Design Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +51 4 £425 -5.55%
Bedfordshire +2 1 - -
Dunstable -5 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
London - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -

Service Design Consultant Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Service Design Consultant 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 featuring Service Design Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Service Design
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy

Service Design Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Design
2 4 (66.67%) ITSM
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy