The table below looks at the statistics for the Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 64 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 5 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 1.12% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.25% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
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£413 £500 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +26.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £409
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +63.15%
Delivery Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 879 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.09% 89.51% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 395
Average daily rate £364 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 54
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.55 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +10 1 - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Delivery Manager
North West

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (73.91%) Service Delivery
2 14 (60.87%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) CRAMM
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
10 1 (4.35%) User Experience
10 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.35%) SCCM
10 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Service Delivery
2 14 (60.87%) ITIL
3 13 (56.52%) Risk Management
4 8 (34.78%) CRAMM
5 6 (26.09%) Supplier Management
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) MOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
1 1 (4.35%) VMware