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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 298 285 323
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 369 331 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 166 171
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 £323 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £396 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -1.12%
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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
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 2082 2105 2549
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 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +1 341 £450 +5.88% 107
London -10 108 £448 -6.28% 44
South East +6 88 £404 +7.66% 21
North West +10 36 £493 -8.37% 6
Berkshire +8 33 £350 +4.47% 6
East of England -4 28 £510 -5.11% 7
South West -19 27 £435 +34.46% 7
City of London -2 21 £425 -10.52% 17
Surrey +12 20 £450 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire -3 19 £490 +28.10% 9
Cheshire +16 18 £493 -6.19% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £400 - 5
Milton Keynes +6 16 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire -1 16 £495 +29.41% 7
Scotland -14 15 £435 +9.84% 3
Leeds +5 14 £495 +30.69% 7
West Midlands -33 14 £370 +2.06% 7
Reading +20 13 £338 +12.50% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £388 +12.31% 3
Warrington -4 12 £493 -1.50% 1
Edinburgh -6 11 £435 -13.00%
Coventry -5 9 £405 -1.21% 2
Manchester -11 9 £400 -34.15% 4
Hampshire -22 9 £504 +0.83% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £550 - 2
Staines +4 8 £575 +15.00%
Northampton +3 7 £500 +48.14%
Northamptonshire 0 7 £500 +48.14% 1
Wiltshire -8 7 £438 +1.44% 3
Bristol -23 7 £405 +27.15% 2

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 309 (44.02%) Service Delivery
2 227 (32.34%) ITIL
3 185 (26.35%) Project Management
4 183 (26.07%) Finance
5 162 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (15.38%) Service Management
7 95 (13.53%) PRINCE2
8 89 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 86 (12.25%) Security Cleared
10 71 (10.11%) Telecoms
11 65 (9.26%) Scrum
12 58 (8.26%) SC Cleared
13 56 (7.98%) SLA
14 51 (7.26%) Change Management
15 49 (6.98%) Risk Management
16 48 (6.84%) User Stories
17 47 (6.70%) SAP
18 44 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
19 41 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
20 40 (5.70%) Supplier Management
21 38 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
21 38 (5.41%) Banking
22 33 (4.70%) E-Commerce
22 33 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
23 31 (4.42%) Oracle
24 30 (4.27%) Performance Management
25 29 (4.13%) Waterfall
26 28 (3.99%) Mentoring
26 28 (3.99%) MS Project
26 28 (3.99%) Programme Management

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.42%) JBoss
3 7 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.28%) CMS
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.28%) Node.js
6 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Documentum
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (3.99%) MS Project
2 15 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.42%) MS Office
3 10 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.57%) SAP EHS
3 3 (0.43%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) assyst
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.14%) HFM
5 1 (0.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.57%) 3G
1 11 (1.57%) SDH
2 10 (1.42%) 4G
3 9 (1.28%) LTE
4 8 (1.14%) 2G
5 6 (0.85%) Internet
5 6 (0.85%) WAN
5 6 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.57%) VoIP
7 3 (0.43%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) ATM
8 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.28%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) Extranet
9 1 (0.14%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.43%) MySQL
5 2 (0.28%) DataStage
5 2 (0.28%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.28%) QlikView
5 2 (0.28%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.14%) EDMS
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.28%) Selenium
2 2 (0.28%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.28%) SilkTest
3 1 (0.14%) Hudson
3 1 (0.14%) SAP CE
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 183 (26.07%) Finance
2 71 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.41%) Banking
4 26 (3.70%) Retail
5 23 (3.28%) Legal
6 13 (1.85%) Billing
6 13 (1.85%) Law
7 11 (1.57%) Marketing
8 10 (1.42%) Front Office
9 9 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.71%) Local Government
12 4 (0.57%) Advertising
12 4 (0.57%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.42%) .NET
2 11 (1.57%) Middleware
3 7 (1.00%) SAP Basis
3 7 (1.00%) Web Services
4 4 (0.57%) J2EE
5 3 (0.43%) Spring
5 3 (0.43%) WAP
5 3 (0.43%) JMS
5 3 (0.43%) XML
5 3 (0.43%) JSP
6 2 (0.28%) Servlets
6 2 (0.28%) JDBC
6 2 (0.28%) HTML
6 2 (0.28%) JPA
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) HTML5
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.14%) CSS3
7 1 (0.14%) Ajax
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.28%) NHS
4 8 (1.14%) Economics
4 8 (1.14%) Derivative
4 8 (1.14%) User Experience
4 8 (1.14%) FMCG
5 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
5 6 (0.85%) Open Source
5 6 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.57%) Kindle
7 4 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.43%) Online Games
8 3 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.28%) PMI
9 2 (0.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.56%) Windows
2 9 (1.28%) UNIX
3 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.85%) Linux
4 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) zOS
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (44.02%) Service Delivery
2 227 (32.34%) ITIL
3 185 (26.35%) Project Management
4 162 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (15.38%) Service Management
6 95 (13.53%) PRINCE2
7 89 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (9.26%) Scrum
9 51 (7.26%) Change Management
10 49 (6.98%) Risk Management
11 48 (6.84%) User Stories
12 44 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (5.70%) Supplier Management
14 38 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
15 33 (4.70%) E-Commerce
16 30 (4.27%) Performance Management
17 29 (4.13%) Waterfall
18 28 (3.99%) Mentoring
18 28 (3.99%) Programme Management
19 26 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.42%) Java
2 16 (2.28%) SQL
3 10 (1.42%) Python
4 5 (0.71%) C
4 5 (0.71%) C#
5 3 (0.43%) PHP
6 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (12.25%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (3.42%) Degree
5 16 (2.28%) PMI Certification
5 16 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.99%) PMP
7 13 (1.85%) ISEB
8 12 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.71%) CIPD
11 4 (0.57%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.43%) MAPM
13 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.28%) APMG
14 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.14%) CITP
14 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.98%) SLA
2 19 (2.71%) QA
3 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.43%) BS25999
5 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) COREP
7 1 (0.14%) BS15000
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (1.14%) NFS
2 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.57%) vSphere
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) OVSD
2 4 (0.57%) Netcool
2 4 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.28%) OpenView
3 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 47 (6.70%) SAP
2 31 (4.42%) Oracle
3 25 (3.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.85%) HP
5 11 (1.57%) Amdocs
6 9 (1.28%) EMC
7 7 (1.00%) VMware
7 7 (1.00%) Cisco
8 6 (0.85%) IBM
8 6 (0.85%) Citrix
8 6 (0.85%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.71%) BMC
9 5 (0.71%) Charles River
9 5 (0.71%) Cognos
10 4 (0.57%) BT
10 4 (0.57%) hybris
11 3 (0.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (0.43%) Infor
11 3 (0.43%) Huawei
11 3 (0.43%) NEC
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