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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 366 350 344
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 40 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 24
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£438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £335 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.07 £85.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.09%
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
20694 21628 20137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.41% 92.64% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 15047 13619
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 381 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £38.86 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 8 £488 +21.87% 3
Brentford - 1 £342 -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 94 (96.91%) Service Delivery
2 74 (76.29%) ITIL
3 40 (41.24%) Service Management
4 28 (28.87%) Finance
5 27 (27.84%) SLA
6 22 (22.68%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (16.49%) Change Management
8 15 (15.46%) Project Management
9 13 (13.40%) ITSM
10 12 (12.37%) Release Management
11 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
11 10 (10.31%) Degree
11 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.25%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.25%) SAP
13 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.22%) Retail
14 7 (7.22%) QA
14 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
15 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
15 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
15 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
15 6 (6.19%) Migration
15 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
15 6 (6.19%) Windows
15 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.06%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.06%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) NAS
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Back Office
5 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) French Language
7 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.03%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) iPad
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Statistics
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.06%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.03%) Wiki
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Open Source
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.06%) UNIX
3 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (96.91%) Service Delivery
2 74 (76.29%) ITIL
3 40 (41.24%) Service Management
4 16 (16.49%) Change Management
5 15 (15.46%) Project Management
6 13 (13.40%) ITSM
7 12 (12.37%) Release Management
8 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
8 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.25%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
11 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.19%) Migration
12 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (10.31%) Degree
3 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
6 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) CISSP
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.84%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) SAP
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) Sybase
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Apple
5 2 (2.06%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) Avaya
6 1 (1.03%) Hitachi