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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 300 310 302
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 341 300 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 137 202
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £33.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £33.28

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -6 294 £425 - 72
London -5 113 £450 -1.09% 31
South East +27 94 £388 -13.88% 10
East of England +2 35 £443 +38.82% 4
Berkshire -6 30 £350 -6.66% 4
Scotland -3 26 £423 +21.06% 6
City of London +9 22 £475 -7.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 21 £450 -
North West +7 20 £450 -14.28% 10
Edinburgh -1 20 £423 -15.50%
Reading +23 19 £350 -22.22% 3
Surrey +10 19 £375 -25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 18 £405 - 3
Milton Keynes +14 15 £450 -
Hampshire +1 13 £356 -28.75% 2
South West -37 13 £425 +30.76% 7
Cambridge -4 11 £225 - 3
Cheshire +11 10 £401 -4.80% 6
Staines +7 10 £338 - 1
Hertfordshire -10 9 £600 +166.66%
Yorkshire -6 7 £380 +1.33% 5
Wales -12 7 £375 -41.17% 4
Bristol -13 7 £415 - 2
West Midlands -25 7 £294 -7.48% 3
South Wales - 6 £325 - 3
Lancashire - 6 £525 -
West Sussex +4 5 - -
West Yorkshire +4 5 £380 +1.33% 1
Glasgow -5 5 £325 +1.08% 5
Crawley - 5 - -

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 292 (44.72%) Service Delivery
2 209 (32.01%) ITIL
3 178 (27.26%) Project Management
4 159 (24.35%) Finance
5 113 (17.30%) Service Management
6 105 (16.08%) PRINCE2
7 72 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (10.26%) SLA
9 67 (10.26%) Security Cleared
10 62 (9.49%) Telecoms
11 55 (8.42%) Change Management
12 52 (7.96%) Scrum
13 50 (7.66%) SAP
14 45 (6.89%) SC Cleared
15 40 (6.13%) User Stories
16 38 (5.82%) Supplier Management
16 38 (5.82%) Agile Project Management
17 37 (5.67%) Banking
18 36 (5.51%) Oracle
18 36 (5.51%) Microsoft
18 36 (5.51%) Retail
19 35 (5.36%) Windows
19 35 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
20 33 (5.05%) CRM
21 31 (4.75%) Programme Management
22 30 (4.59%) Incident Management
23 28 (4.29%) Risk Management
24 26 (3.98%) E-Commerce
25 24 (3.68%) Degree

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.15%) Lync
7 1 (0.15%) FileNet
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (3.37%) MS Project
2 18 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.84%) MS Office
4 11 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.46%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.46%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.31%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.46%) Office 365
3 2 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.53%) SDH
2 8 (1.23%) SAN
2 8 (1.23%) Firewall
2 8 (1.23%) 2G
2 8 (1.23%) LTE
3 7 (1.07%) 4G
3 7 (1.07%) 3G
4 4 (0.61%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) WAN
4 4 (0.61%) LAN
5 3 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.46%) ATM
5 3 (0.46%) Internet
5 3 (0.46%) HTTP
6 2 (0.31%) DNS
6 2 (0.31%) DWDM
6 2 (0.31%) UMTS
6 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.84%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.38%) DataStage
4 7 (1.07%) Spotfire
5 5 (0.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.46%) MySQL
7 3 (0.46%) DB2
7 3 (0.46%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.31%) MarkLogic
8 2 (0.31%) QlikView
8 2 (0.31%) Cognos Query Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (0.77%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) MSI
3 1 (0.15%) Subversion
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 159 (24.35%) Finance
2 62 (9.49%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.67%) Banking
4 36 (5.51%) Retail
5 16 (2.45%) Legal
6 15 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (2.14%) Front Office
8 13 (1.99%) Billing
9 11 (1.68%) Marketing
10 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.92%) Local Government
11 6 (0.92%) Back Office
12 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.61%) Law
13 4 (0.61%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Games
15 1 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.14%) Middleware
2 10 (1.53%) .NET
3 7 (1.07%) SAP Basis
4 6 (0.92%) Web Services
5 5 (0.77%) COM
6 3 (0.46%) JSP
6 3 (0.46%) J2EE
6 3 (0.46%) ADO
6 3 (0.46%) XML
6 3 (0.46%) JMS
6 3 (0.46%) Spring
7 2 (0.31%) Servlets
7 2 (0.31%) JDBC
7 2 (0.31%) JPA
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.15%) HTML
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) AOM
8 1 (0.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.06%) Management Information System
2 8 (1.23%) NHS
3 7 (1.07%) Economics
3 7 (1.07%) Open Source
4 6 (0.92%) Derivative
4 6 (0.92%) Statistics
4 6 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 4 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (0.61%) Kindle
6 3 (0.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.46%) FMCG
6 3 (0.46%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.46%) PMI
7 2 (0.31%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.31%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.31%) CMDB
7 2 (0.31%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.31%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.36%) Windows
2 22 (3.37%) UNIX
3 18 (2.76%) Linux
4 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.61%) AIX
8 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.46%) SUSE
9 2 (0.31%) Android
9 2 (0.31%) Solaris
9 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (44.72%) Service Delivery
2 209 (32.01%) ITIL
3 178 (27.26%) Project Management
4 113 (17.30%) Service Management
5 105 (16.08%) PRINCE2
6 72 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (8.42%) Change Management
9 52 (7.96%) Scrum
10 40 (6.13%) User Stories
11 38 (5.82%) Agile Project Management
11 38 (5.82%) Supplier Management
12 33 (5.05%) CRM
13 31 (4.75%) Programme Management
14 30 (4.59%) Incident Management
15 28 (4.29%) Risk Management
16 26 (3.98%) E-Commerce
17 24 (3.68%) Waterfall
18 23 (3.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 22 (3.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.14%) Java
1 14 (2.14%) SQL
2 8 (1.23%) Python
3 5 (0.77%) C
4 3 (0.46%) C#
5 1 (0.15%) C++
5 1 (0.15%) Ruby
5 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (3.68%) Degree
5 17 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.30%) PMP
7 11 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.61%) ISEB
10 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.46%) MCP
11 3 (0.46%) MAPM
12 1 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.15%) CITP
12 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.15%) MBA
12 1 (0.15%) CCSE
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.26%) SLA
2 13 (1.99%) QA
3 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.46%) BS25999
6 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) BS15000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) BS7799
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 12 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 12 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.46%) vSphere
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.31%) NFS
3 2 (0.31%) XenApp
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Netcool
1 3 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (0.46%) OVSD
2 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (7.66%) SAP
2 36 (5.51%) Oracle
2 36 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 18 (2.76%) VMware
4 17 (2.60%) IBM
5 12 (1.84%) HP
6 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.07%) Axway
7 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.77%) Charles River
8 5 (0.77%) EMC
8 5 (0.77%) Cognos
8 5 (0.77%) Cisco
9 4 (0.61%) JBoss
9 4 (0.61%) Citrix
9 4 (0.61%) Informatica
9 4 (0.61%) Dell
9 4 (0.61%) BT
9 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
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