The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Services Delivery Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Delivery Manager
England / North West
Rank 134 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 5 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £438 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £388 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00

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
2488 3584 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.78% 94.89% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 2127 1747
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 194 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 2 £400 +14.28%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Services Delivery Manager
England

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Services Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) ISEB
5 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (20.00%) Change Control
6 5 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
6 5 (20.00%) Wiki
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
6 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Escalation Management
8 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.00%) Telecoms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Project Management
5 6 (24.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 5 (20.00%) Change Control
6 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Escalation Management
8 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft