The table below looks at the statistics for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 376 392 378
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 49 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.77% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -
Services Delivery Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Services Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
City of London -7 12 £455 +13.75% 4
Feltham - 1 £445 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 89 (97.80%) Service Delivery
2 72 (79.12%) ITIL
3 43 (47.25%) Service Management
4 32 (35.16%) Finance
5 28 (30.77%) SLA
6 23 (25.27%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (23.08%) ITSM
8 18 (19.78%) Change Management
9 17 (18.68%) Project Management
10 16 (17.58%) Degree
11 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.09%) Supplier Management
13 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
14 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
15 7 (7.69%) SAP
15 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
15 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
15 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
16 6 (6.59%) QA
16 6 (6.59%) CRM
16 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (6.59%) Performance Metrics
16 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
17 5 (5.49%) NAS
17 5 (5.49%) WAN
17 5 (5.49%) MS Office
17 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
17 5 (5.49%) Banking

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (2.20%) IIS
1 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.20%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.20%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.10%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (1.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) WAN
1 5 (5.49%) NAS
2 4 (4.40%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.30%) SAN
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
5 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.59%) Performance Metrics
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Statistics
3 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) iPhone
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (97.80%) Service Delivery
2 72 (79.12%) ITIL
3 43 (47.25%) Service Management
4 21 (23.08%) ITSM
5 18 (19.78%) Change Management
6 17 (18.68%) Project Management
7 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
8 11 (12.09%) Supplier Management
9 8 (8.79%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.59%) CRM
12 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.40%) BCP
13 4 (4.40%) Release Management
13 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
13 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity Planning
14 3 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
1 1 (1.10%) C#
1 1 (1.10%) Java
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (17.58%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCP
5 2 (2.20%) MCSE
5 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.77%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) Cisco
3 4 (4.40%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.20%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) EMC
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) Sage
6 1 (1.10%) Avaya
6 1 (1.10%) NetApp