The table below looks at the statistics for the Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 128 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 9 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.40% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.44% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£407 £445 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £309 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £487 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £69.25
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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 2523 2423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.88% 92.32% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1303 1241
Average daily rate £350 £350 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 176 184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.77 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £40.00 £42.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager across the North West region.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager across the North West region.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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 -1 4 £415 - 3
Lancashire -17 3 - -
Cheshire +1 1 £413 -7.30% 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 1
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Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 39 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 23 (58.97%) ITIL
4 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) Service Management
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) CRAMM
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Supplier Management
8 8 (20.51%) ISEB
9 7 (17.95%) SLA
9 7 (17.95%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) ITSM
10 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
11 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.26%) Line Management
12 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
12 4 (10.26%) Operations Management
12 4 (10.26%) Change Management
12 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.26%) EDI
13 3 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
14 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
14 2 (5.13%) Network Management
14 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 24 (61.54%) Risk Management
3 23 (58.97%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) Service Management
5 10 (25.64%) CRAMM
6 9 (23.08%) Supplier Management
7 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 7 (17.95%) ITSM
8 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.38%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Line Management
10 4 (10.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.26%) Operations Management
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (5.13%) Network Management
11 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
12 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) ISEB
4 3 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA