The first table below looks at the demand for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 115 108 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 15 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £365 £306 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £279 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £71.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-53.42% +545.45%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2640 2271 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.23% 91.54% 90.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 899 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 102
Average hourly rate £17.00 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Services Delivery Manager
South East

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the Berkshire region.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the Berkshire region.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 11 £380 +24.08%
Bracknell -5 1 £265 -3.63%
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Services Delivery Manager
South East

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Delivery Manager in their job title.

1 23 (95.83%) Service Delivery
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Service Management
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) MS Office
5 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Telemarketing
8 6 (25.00%) Marketing
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (16.67%) SLA
10 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (12.50%) SAN
11 3 (12.50%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
12 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
12 2 (8.33%) Retail

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Services Delivery Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Services Delivery Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Frame Relay
2 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) MPLS
2 2 (8.33%) OSPF
2 2 (8.33%) BGP
2 2 (8.33%) H.323
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.33%) SNMP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) CMDB
1 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) HPUX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Service Delivery
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Service Management
4 9 (37.50%) Project Management
5 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (25.00%) Telemarketing
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
9 2 (8.33%) Network Management
9 2 (8.33%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Sun