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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Delivery Manager
Rank 250 296 318
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 535 420 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 267 202
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £32.50 £33.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -1.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.50 £33.07
% change year-on-year
-36.92% -1.72%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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
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 1 May 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 499 £488 +8.33% 55
London +17 195 £481 +1.31% 23
North West +81 105 £540 +35.00% 4
South East -50 75 £425 +3.65% 9
Yorkshire +13 49 £550 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire +8 43 £575 +31.42%
Leeds +16 37 £613 +44.11%
Berkshire -18 36 £400 -2.43% 1
Manchester +23 35 £475 +18.75% 3
Lancashire +27 27 £435 - 1
Blackpool - 25 £468 -
Scotland -3 24 £436 -16.90% 4
Cheshire +16 23 £588 +46.87%
Edinburgh +7 22 £438 -16.66% 2
Reading +2 22 £350 -14.63%
Warrington +9 21 £588 -
East Midlands +18 18 £433 +8.12% 4
City of London +34 17 £500 - 8
South West -1 16 £340 -27.31% 2
West Midlands -6 15 £463 +1.09% 10
North East -18 15 £525 +1.94%
Tyne and Wear -20 15 £525 +0.96%
Nottinghamshire +14 14 £425 +6.25% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 14 £450 -13.46%
Nottingham +6 12 £513 +28.12% 1
Surrey -12 12 £475 +68.14% 6
East of England -3 11 £380 -5.00% 2
Stockport - 11 £530 -
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £385 -3.75%
Croydon - 9 £506 -

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 381 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (36.26%) Project Management
3 258 (27.92%) Service Delivery
4 218 (23.59%) Finance
5 157 (16.99%) ITIL
6 133 (14.39%) Security Cleared
7 126 (13.64%) User Stories
8 114 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 102 (11.04%) Scrum
11 100 (10.82%) Waterfall
12 97 (10.50%) Agile Project Management
12 97 (10.50%) Service Management
13 80 (8.66%) Risk Management
13 80 (8.66%) Telecoms
14 77 (8.33%) SC Cleared
15 73 (7.90%) Banking
16 68 (7.36%) Mentoring
17 67 (7.25%) Supplier Management
18 52 (5.63%) Oracle
19 49 (5.30%) SLA
20 48 (5.19%) Migration
20 48 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
20 48 (5.19%) Software Delivery
21 47 (5.09%) Change Management
21 47 (5.09%) Retail
22 42 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
23 40 (4.33%) Kanban
24 39 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
25 38 (4.11%) CRM

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 21 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.52%) CMS
3 10 (1.08%) Apache
3 10 (1.08%) Confluence
3 10 (1.08%) Tuxedo
4 8 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.54%) Documentum
7 5 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.54%) JBoss
8 4 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.43%) iPlanet
8 4 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.32%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.32%) Node.js
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (2.81%) MS Office
2 25 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.41%) Open Workbench
4 11 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
6 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.54%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.52%) 3G
1 14 (1.52%) Intranet
2 11 (1.19%) Internet
2 11 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (1.08%) DNS
4 9 (0.97%) 2G
4 9 (0.97%) LAN
5 8 (0.87%) 4G
6 7 (0.76%) Firewall
6 7 (0.76%) WAN
7 6 (0.65%) MPLS
8 5 (0.54%) GSM
8 5 (0.54%) LTE
8 5 (0.54%) Wireless
9 4 (0.43%) DHCP
9 4 (0.43%) Extranet
9 4 (0.43%) HTTP
9 4 (0.43%) SDH
9 4 (0.43%) SSL
9 4 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.08%) Big Data
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.22%) GIS
6 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (3.35%) JIRA
2 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.43%) Introscope
4 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.22%) Gradle
4 2 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 218 (23.59%) Finance
2 80 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 73 (7.90%) Banking
4 47 (5.09%) Retail
5 15 (1.62%) Retail Banking
6 13 (1.41%) Billing
6 13 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.08%) Legal
7 10 (1.08%) Marketing
8 9 (0.97%) Law
9 7 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.65%) Games
11 5 (0.54%) Back Office
12 4 (0.43%) Advertising
12 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) Front Office
13 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.81%) .NET
2 11 (1.19%) Middleware
3 7 (0.76%) Web Services
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.43%) XML
6 3 (0.32%) EDI
6 3 (0.32%) HTML
6 3 (0.32%) Spring
7 2 (0.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.22%) J2EE
7 2 (0.22%) Java EE
7 2 (0.22%) JSP
7 2 (0.22%) Velocity
8 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.11%) CSS
8 1 (0.11%) Express
8 1 (0.11%) FpML
8 1 (0.11%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (0.11%) RESTful
8 1 (0.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 20 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 18 (1.95%) User Experience
6 17 (1.84%) PMI
7 15 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.19%) PKI
8 11 (1.19%) Wiki
9 10 (1.08%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.97%) NHS
11 8 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.54%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.54%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.43%) FMCG
14 4 (0.43%) Video on Demand
15 3 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
16 2 (0.22%) Informatics
16 2 (0.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.25%) Linux
2 24 (2.60%) Windows
3 21 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (1.95%) Unix
5 12 (1.30%) VME
6 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.65%) AIX
8 5 (0.54%) CentOS
8 5 (0.54%) Solaris
9 4 (0.43%) MVS
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.22%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) Android
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (36.26%) Project Management
3 258 (27.92%) Service Delivery
4 157 (16.99%) ITIL
5 126 (13.64%) User Stories
6 114 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 102 (11.04%) Scrum
9 100 (10.82%) Waterfall
10 97 (10.50%) Agile Project Management
10 97 (10.50%) Service Management
11 80 (8.66%) Risk Management
12 68 (7.36%) Mentoring
13 67 (7.25%) Supplier Management
14 48 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 48 (5.19%) Migration
14 48 (5.19%) Software Delivery
15 47 (5.09%) Change Management
16 40 (4.33%) Kanban
17 38 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (3.46%) Java
2 26 (2.81%) SQL
3 17 (1.84%) C
4 11 (1.19%) COBOL
5 9 (0.97%) C#
5 9 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.76%) Perl
7 5 (0.54%) C++
8 4 (0.43%) Jython
8 4 (0.43%) Korn
8 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.22%) Python
10 2 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) Scala
11 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 133 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 25 (2.71%) Degree
6 24 (2.60%) PMI Certification
7 20 (2.16%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (1.41%) CISMP
10 11 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.87%) PMP
12 7 (0.76%) CISSP
12 7 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.54%) APMP
13 5 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.43%) CCNA
15 3 (0.32%) BC Cleared
15 3 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.32%) MBA
15 3 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.30%) SLA
2 42 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 28 (3.03%) QA
4 19 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.11%) NFS
3 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.87%) Puppet
2 6 (0.65%) ZABBIX
3 5 (0.54%) MOM
4 4 (0.43%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.32%) Ansible
5 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.22%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (5.63%) Oracle
2 36 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.25%) SAP
4 25 (2.71%) ServiceNow
5 22 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 16 (1.73%) IBM
7 15 (1.62%) Remedy
8 14 (1.52%) Pega
9 12 (1.30%) HP
9 12 (1.30%) Huawei
10 10 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (0.97%) Dynatrace
11 9 (0.97%) Micro Focus
12 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.76%) Cisco
12 7 (0.76%) Citrix
12 7 (0.76%) Progress
13 6 (0.65%) BT
13 6 (0.65%) Ericsson
14 5 (0.54%) Amdocs
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