The table below looks at the statistics for the Delivery Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 305 281 328
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 371 345 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.71% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 179 171
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.36 £43.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.36 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK.

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK.

Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
England -9 344 £450 - 110
London -36 107 £448 -8.20% 44
South East -4 90 £408 +8.66% 21
North West +13 36 £493 -8.37% 4
Berkshire +9 36 £350 +4.47% 6
South West -17 30 £435 +34.46% 11
East of England +3 28 £510 -5.11% 7
City of London -5 21 £425 -10.52% 18
Yorkshire -1 19 £490 +28.10% 10
Cheshire +16 18 £493 -6.19% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £400 - 4
Surrey -2 17 £450 +20.00% 4
Milton Keynes +10 16 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 16 £495 +29.41% 8
Leeds +2 14 £495 +30.69% 7
Scotland -8 14 £443 +11.74% 1
West Midlands -32 14 £370 +2.06% 7
Reading +15 13 £338 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +9 12 £388 +12.31% 3
Warrington -2 12 £493 -1.50% 1
Hampshire -13 11 £518 +3.67% 2
Edinburgh -7 10 £443 -11.50%
Manchester 0 9 £400 -34.15% 3
Coventry -1 9 £405 -1.21% 2
Bedfordshire - 9 £550 - 2
Northamptonshire -1 7 £500 +48.14% 1
Northampton -1 7 £500 +48.14%
Wiltshire -6 7 £438 +1.44% 3
Bristol -20 7 £405 +27.15% 5
Staines +3 6 £575 +15.00%

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 313 (43.90%) Service Delivery
2 228 (31.98%) ITIL
3 187 (26.23%) Project Management
3 187 (26.23%) Finance
4 161 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (15.29%) Service Management
6 94 (13.18%) PRINCE2
7 90 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (12.20%) Security Cleared
9 75 (10.52%) Telecoms
10 64 (8.98%) Scrum
11 58 (8.13%) SC Cleared
12 57 (7.99%) SLA
13 52 (7.29%) Change Management
14 50 (7.01%) Risk Management
15 48 (6.73%) SAP
15 48 (6.73%) User Stories
16 45 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
17 42 (5.89%) ITIL Certification
18 40 (5.61%) Supplier Management
19 38 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
19 38 (5.33%) Banking
20 35 (4.91%) E-Commerce
21 33 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (4.35%) Oracle
23 30 (4.21%) Performance Management
24 29 (4.07%) Retail
24 29 (4.07%) Programme Management
25 28 (3.93%) MS Project
25 28 (3.93%) Mentoring

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.40%) JBoss
3 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.28%) Node.js
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.28%) CMS
6 2 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) Documentum
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (3.93%) MS Project
2 15 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.54%) MS Office
4 10 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.84%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.56%) SAP EHS
3 3 (0.42%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.56%) SaaS
2 4 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.68%) 3G
2 11 (1.54%) SDH
2 11 (1.54%) 4G
3 10 (1.40%) LTE
4 8 (1.12%) 2G
5 6 (0.84%) Internet
5 6 (0.84%) WAN
5 6 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.56%) VoIP
7 3 (0.42%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) Firewall
8 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.28%) ATM
9 1 (0.14%) GPRS
9 1 (0.14%) GSM
9 1 (0.14%) SMS
9 1 (0.14%) UMTS
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.42%) MySQL
4 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.28%) QlikView
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.28%) DataStage
5 2 (0.28%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.28%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.14%) EDMS
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) Selenium
2 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.28%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CE
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 187 (26.23%) Finance
2 75 (10.52%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.33%) Banking
4 29 (4.07%) Retail
5 23 (3.23%) Legal
6 14 (1.96%) Law
7 13 (1.82%) Billing
8 12 (1.68%) Marketing
9 10 (1.40%) Front Office
10 9 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.98%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.70%) Local Government
14 4 (0.56%) Advertising
14 4 (0.56%) Publishing
15 3 (0.42%) Games
15 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.28%) Back Office
16 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.38%) .NET
2 11 (1.54%) Middleware
3 7 (0.98%) Web Services
3 7 (0.98%) SAP Basis
4 4 (0.56%) J2EE
5 3 (0.42%) JSP
5 3 (0.42%) Spring
5 3 (0.42%) XML
5 3 (0.42%) JMS
5 3 (0.42%) WAP
6 2 (0.28%) Servlets
6 2 (0.28%) HTML
6 2 (0.28%) JDBC
6 2 (0.28%) JPA
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.14%) HTML5
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) CSS3
7 1 (0.14%) JMX
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.26%) NHS
4 8 (1.12%) Economics
4 8 (1.12%) Derivative
4 8 (1.12%) FMCG
4 8 (1.12%) User Experience
5 6 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (0.84%) Open Source
5 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
6 4 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (0.56%) Kindle
6 4 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.42%) Online Games
7 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.28%) PMI
8 2 (0.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.52%) Windows
2 9 (1.26%) UNIX
3 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.84%) Linux
4 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) zOS
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (43.90%) Service Delivery
2 228 (31.98%) ITIL
3 187 (26.23%) Project Management
4 161 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (15.29%) Service Management
6 94 (13.18%) PRINCE2
7 90 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (8.98%) Scrum
9 52 (7.29%) Change Management
10 50 (7.01%) Risk Management
11 48 (6.73%) User Stories
12 45 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (5.61%) Supplier Management
14 38 (5.33%) Agile Project Management
15 35 (4.91%) E-Commerce
16 30 (4.21%) Performance Management
17 29 (4.07%) Programme Management
18 28 (3.93%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.93%) Mentoring
19 26 (3.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.37%) Java
2 16 (2.24%) SQL
3 10 (1.40%) Python
4 5 (0.70%) C
4 5 (0.70%) C#
5 3 (0.42%) PHP
6 2 (0.28%) C++
6 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 42 (5.89%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (3.51%) Degree
5 17 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.24%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.96%) PMP
8 13 (1.82%) ISEB
9 12 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.70%) CIPD
12 4 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.42%) MAPM
14 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.28%) APMG
15 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.14%) CITP
15 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.99%) SLA
2 19 (2.66%) QA
3 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.42%) BS25999
5 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) BS15000
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
System Software
1 8 (1.12%) NFS
2 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.56%) vSphere
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.70%) OVSD
2 4 (0.56%) Netcool
2 4 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.28%) OpenView
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 48 (6.73%) SAP
2 31 (4.35%) Oracle
3 25 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.82%) HP
5 11 (1.54%) Amdocs
6 9 (1.26%) EMC
7 7 (0.98%) Cisco
7 7 (0.98%) VMware
8 6 (0.84%) IBM
8 6 (0.84%) Citrix
8 6 (0.84%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.70%) BMC
9 5 (0.70%) Cognos
9 5 (0.70%) Charles River
10 4 (0.56%) BT
10 4 (0.56%) hybris
11 3 (0.42%) Infor
11 3 (0.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (0.42%) NEC
11 3 (0.42%) Reuters
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rate, please quote
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £385 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Rate: From £44,000 to £45,000 per annum Holiday, medical care pension and mo
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
WA Consultants
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + 6 month +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £301 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £485 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Northamptonshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago