The first table below looks at the demand for the Services Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 24 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 Manchester 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 84 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £318 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.43% +5.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £358
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £85.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-61.09% +672.72%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1271 909 1267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.57% 94.00% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 410 625
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 88 81
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £61.00 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Services Delivery Manager
North West

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Services Delivery Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) MVS
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Lotus