The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 386 412 410
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 171 127 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 62
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £69.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £69.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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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
London +17 55 £415 +3.75% 17
South East -6 42 £351 -17.52% 14
South West -4 19 £390 -5.16% 4
West Midlands +10 16 £375 -10.71% 3
Yorkshire +3 15 £335 +3.07% 3
North West -4 9 £407 -8.65% 3
East of England - 8 £440 - 5
East Midlands +16 5 £575 +91.66% 3
North East -14 1 £400 -20.00%
Midlands - - - -
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Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 310 (99.04%) Service Delivery
2 215 (68.69%) ITIL
3 94 (30.03%) Service Management
4 79 (25.24%) Finance
5 70 (22.36%) Security Cleared
6 64 (20.45%) SLA
7 53 (16.93%) ITIL Certification
8 51 (16.29%) SC Cleared
9 41 (13.10%) Project Management
10 39 (12.46%) Risk Management
11 35 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (8.31%) Telecoms
13 26 (8.31%) PRINCE2
13 26 (8.31%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.67%) Supplier Management
15 22 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (7.03%) Change Management
16 21 (6.71%) DV Cleared
17 19 (6.07%) Problem Management
17 19 (6.07%) Line Management
18 18 (5.75%) Business Development
18 18 (5.75%) ITSM
19 17 (5.43%) Microsoft
19 17 (5.43%) Degree
20 15 (4.79%) SAP
20 15 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (4.47%) MS Office
21 14 (4.47%) Management Information System
21 14 (4.47%) Performance Management

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.28%) Apache Solr
2 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.64%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (4.47%) MS Office
2 8 (2.56%) MS Project
3 7 (2.24%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) SaaS
1 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.88%) 3G
2 6 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (1.92%) 4G
3 4 (1.28%) Internet
3 4 (1.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.32%) LTE
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) 2G
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.32%) Big Data
2 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 79 (25.24%) Finance
2 26 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.24%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Retail
4 7 (2.24%) Law
5 5 (1.60%) Marketing
5 5 (1.60%) Publishing
6 4 (1.28%) Games
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) J2EE
2 4 (1.28%) EDI
3 3 (0.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.51%) NHS
4 6 (1.92%) FMCG
4 6 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.96%) Online Games
6 3 (0.96%) DTV
7 2 (0.64%) iPad
7 2 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.64%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.32%) User Experience
8 1 (0.32%) Wiki
8 1 (0.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.15%) Windows
2 5 (1.60%) Linux
2 5 (1.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (99.04%) Service Delivery
2 215 (68.69%) ITIL
3 94 (30.03%) Service Management
4 41 (13.10%) Project Management
5 39 (12.46%) Risk Management
6 35 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (8.31%) PRINCE2
8 26 (8.31%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.67%) Supplier Management
10 22 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (7.03%) Change Management
11 19 (6.07%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.07%) Line Management
12 18 (5.75%) Business Development
12 18 (5.75%) ITSM
13 14 (4.47%) Performance Management
14 13 (4.15%) Release Management
14 13 (4.15%) Incident Management
14 13 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.88%) Java
2 6 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.32%) C
3 1 (0.32%) C#
3 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.93%) ITIL Certification
3 51 (16.29%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 17 (5.43%) Degree
6 11 (3.51%) ISEB
7 9 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.96%) PMP
9 3 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.32%) CISM
10 1 (0.32%) MCSE
10 1 (0.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (20.45%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) COBIT
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) COREP
4 1 (0.32%) FINREP
4 1 (0.32%) Basel III
4 1 (0.32%) BS15000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) OVSD
2 3 (0.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.79%) SAP
3 12 (3.83%) Oracle
4 5 (1.60%) HP
4 5 (1.60%) IBM
5 4 (1.28%) Citrix
5 4 (1.28%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.28%) hybris
6 2 (0.64%) Lotus
6 2 (0.64%) EMC
6 2 (0.64%) Cognos
6 2 (0.64%) VMware
6 2 (0.64%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.64%) Infor
7 1 (0.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.32%) Intel
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco
7 1 (0.32%) BMC
7 1 (0.32%) Hitachi
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