The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 410 379 419
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 148 145 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 94
Average daily rate £390 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £71.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +255.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £71.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-53.42% +545.45%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Services Delivery Manager
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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 17 April 2014.

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 17 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
London -27 56 £400 -11.11% 21
South East -25 37 £385 -14.44% 7
North West -15 17 £468 +55.83% 6
West Midlands -26 8 £310 -3.12% 2
East of England -27 8 £248 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -16 7 £275 -31.25%
South West -18 7 £395 - 1
Yorkshire -4 6 £300 - 2
North East -26 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 £375 -
Services Delivery Manager
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Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 268 (98.89%) Service Delivery
2 175 (64.58%) ITIL
3 117 (43.17%) Service Management
4 74 (27.31%) Finance
5 58 (21.40%) SLA
6 52 (19.19%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (17.71%) Project Management
8 35 (12.92%) Windows
9 33 (12.18%) Microsoft
10 31 (11.44%) Security Cleared
11 29 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (10.33%) Supplier Management
12 28 (10.33%) Change Management
13 26 (9.59%) PRINCE2
13 26 (9.59%) Incident Management
14 24 (8.86%) Problem Management
15 20 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (6.27%) MS Excel
17 16 (5.90%) CRM
17 16 (5.90%) UNIX
17 16 (5.90%) Telecoms
17 16 (5.90%) SC Cleared
18 15 (5.54%) Management Information System
18 15 (5.54%) ITSM
18 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
19 14 (5.17%) MS Office
19 14 (5.17%) Linux
19 14 (5.17%) NHS
20 13 (4.80%) Risk Management
20 13 (4.80%) Performance Management

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (2.58%) IIS
1 7 (2.58%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.21%) MQSeries
2 6 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.85%) CMS
3 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.17%) MS Office
3 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.69%) SAN
2 7 (2.58%) WAN
3 6 (2.21%) LAN
3 6 (2.21%) HTTP
3 6 (2.21%) Firewall
4 5 (1.85%) SSL
4 5 (1.85%) S/MIME
5 4 (1.48%) Intranet
5 4 (1.48%) MPLS
5 4 (1.48%) H.323
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.11%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.11%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.11%) OSPF
6 3 (1.11%) BGP
6 3 (1.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.11%) SNMP
6 3 (1.11%) VPN
6 3 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.21%) DB2
2 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.85%) DataStage
4 4 (1.48%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
General
1 74 (27.31%) Finance
2 16 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.43%) Retail
4 9 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.58%) Marketing
7 5 (1.85%) Banking
7 5 (1.85%) Front Office
8 4 (1.48%) Back Office
9 3 (1.11%) Legal
9 3 (1.11%) Local Government
9 3 (1.11%) Billing
10 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.11%) COM
2 1 (0.37%) AOM
2 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.17%) NHS
3 8 (2.95%) CMDB
4 7 (2.58%) Smartcard
5 6 (2.21%) PKI
5 6 (2.21%) Statistics
6 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.74%) EPoS
6 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.37%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Telematics
7 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.37%) IVR
7 1 (0.37%) Economics
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.92%) Windows
2 16 (5.90%) UNIX
3 14 (5.17%) Linux
4 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.21%) SUSE
6 6 (2.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Solaris
8 1 (0.37%) HPUX
8 1 (0.37%) MVS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (98.89%) Service Delivery
2 175 (64.58%) ITIL
3 117 (43.17%) Service Management
4 48 (17.71%) Project Management
5 29 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (10.33%) Change Management
6 28 (10.33%) Supplier Management
7 26 (9.59%) Incident Management
7 26 (9.59%) PRINCE2
8 24 (8.86%) Problem Management
9 20 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (5.90%) CRM
11 15 (5.54%) ITSM
12 13 (4.80%) Risk Management
12 13 (4.80%) Performance Management
13 10 (3.69%) ITIL V3
14 9 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.32%) E-Commerce
15 8 (2.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (19.19%) ITIL Certification
2 31 (11.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.80%) Degree
5 9 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.95%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.48%) CISSP
9 3 (1.11%) APMP
9 3 (1.11%) MCP
10 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.37%) MCSE
11 1 (0.37%) PMP
11 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ACCA
11 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (21.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.37%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) OVSD
2 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.80%) VMware
3 12 (4.43%) Oracle
4 11 (4.06%) IBM
4 11 (4.06%) HP
5 10 (3.69%) SAP
6 8 (2.95%) Cisco
6 8 (2.95%) Dell
7 7 (2.58%) Sun
7 7 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.85%) Lotus
8 5 (1.85%) EMC
9 4 (1.48%) NetApp
9 4 (1.48%) Axway
9 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.11%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.11%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.11%) F5
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