The table below looks at the statistics for the Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Delivery Manager
Rank 115 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 17 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.67% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.73% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
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£413 £448 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £319 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £510 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +63.15%
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delivery Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Delivery Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester 0 7 £415 -7.82% 6
Cheshire -2 5 £413 -7.30%
Lancashire -15 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £300 - 1
Delivery Manager
England

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Delivery Manager in their job title.

1 40 (75.47%) Service Delivery
2 25 (47.17%) ITIL
3 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
4 19 (35.85%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Service Management
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) CRAMM
9 9 (16.98%) Supplier Management
10 8 (15.09%) ISEB
10 8 (15.09%) SLA
10 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.21%) ITSM
12 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
12 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
12 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
12 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.43%) Line Management
13 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
13 5 (9.43%) Change Management
13 5 (9.43%) Windows
14 4 (7.55%) EDI
14 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
14 4 (7.55%) Banking
15 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
15 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited 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 Delivery Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) Economics
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Service Delivery
2 25 (47.17%) ITIL
3 24 (45.28%) Risk Management
4 13 (24.53%) Service Management
4 13 (24.53%) Project Management
5 10 (18.87%) CRAMM
6 9 (16.98%) Supplier Management
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.21%) ITSM
9 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
9 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
9 6 (11.32%) Resource Management
10 5 (9.43%) Line Management
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.43%) Change Management
11 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
12 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
13 2 (3.77%) Performance Improvement
13 2 (3.77%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) ISEB
4 3 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) XenApp
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Citrix
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.89%) VMware