The table below looks at the statistics for the Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Delivery Manager
Rank 60 59 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 0.62% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.69% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £407
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.50 £85.00
% change year-on-year
- -85.29%
Delivery Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 581 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.49% 90.22% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 343 202
Average daily rate £360 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £9.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Delivery Manager in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) BCP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automotive

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Delivery Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware