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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 331 288 314
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 320 333 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 165 198
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -4.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.10 £43.56 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.86% +30.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 - £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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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 22 September 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 September 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 September 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 -37 294 £425 - 87
London -34 99 £448 -5.78% 33
South East +16 81 £399 +6.40% 15
East of England -4 35 £450 -1.36% 5
North West +11 32 £493 -9.42% 13
Berkshire +1 25 £350 +3.70% 4
Surrey +17 22 £399 -0.25% 4
Cheshire +21 18 £493 -6.19% 8
City of London -2 18 £448 +5.29% 7
South West -30 18 £435 +24.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £408 - 3
Cambridgeshire +16 14 £405 - 4
Scotland -15 13 £350 -8.97% 2
Warrington +8 12 £493 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 12 £408 - 2
Staines +12 11 £350 - 2
Hampshire -8 10 £338 -0.73% 2
Hertfordshire -18 10 £600 +31.50%
West Midlands -28 10 £325 -13.33% 4
Reading +19 9 £335 -18.78% 2
Edinburgh -8 9 £375 -25.00%
Cambridge -3 7 £225 - 3
Yorkshire -12 7 £425 +13.33% 6
Bedfordshire - 7 £500 -
West Yorkshire -12 6 £425 +11.11% 4
Bristol -16 6 £353 -6.00% 1
Northampton +5 5 £500 +48.14%
Northamptonshire +5 5 £500 +48.14% 2
Slough -2 5 £325 -
East Midlands -4 5 £500 +42.85% 4

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 302 (45.41%) Service Delivery
2 212 (31.88%) ITIL
3 167 (25.11%) Finance
3 167 (25.11%) Project Management
4 127 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (16.99%) Service Management
6 104 (15.64%) PRINCE2
7 76 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 75 (11.28%) Telecoms
9 73 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (8.57%) SLA
11 53 (7.97%) Change Management
11 53 (7.97%) Scrum
12 52 (7.82%) SAP
13 51 (7.67%) SC Cleared
14 46 (6.92%) Risk Management
15 42 (6.32%) Supplier Management
16 39 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
17 37 (5.56%) Oracle
17 37 (5.56%) Banking
17 37 (5.56%) User Stories
18 34 (5.11%) CRM
19 32 (4.81%) Retail
19 32 (4.81%) Incident Management
20 31 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
20 31 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
21 30 (4.51%) Agile Project Management
22 28 (4.21%) Waterfall
22 28 (4.21%) Degree
22 28 (4.21%) Programme Management

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.30%) CMS
5 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.30%) Node.js
5 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.15%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (3.46%) MS Project
2 15 (2.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.50%) MS Office
3 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.45%) SAP APO
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.15%) Maximo
4 1 (0.15%) HFM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.45%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.65%) SDH
1 11 (1.65%) LTE
2 10 (1.50%) 3G
3 9 (1.35%) 2G
4 8 (1.20%) 4G
5 6 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.60%) Firewall
6 4 (0.60%) SAN
6 4 (0.60%) ATM
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
7 3 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.45%) Internet
7 3 (0.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.30%) DNS
8 2 (0.30%) UMTS
8 2 (0.30%) VoIP
9 1 (0.15%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) GPRS
9 1 (0.15%) GSM
9 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.05%) Spotfire
3 7 (1.05%) DataStage
4 5 (0.75%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.45%) MySQL
6 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) QlikView
7 2 (0.30%) Cognos Query Studio
7 2 (0.30%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.30%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.30%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.15%) EDMS
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Selenium
2 1 (0.15%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.15%) SAP CE
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.15%) MSI
2 1 (0.15%) Subversion
2 1 (0.15%) SilkTest
General
1 167 (25.11%) Finance
2 75 (11.28%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.56%) Banking
4 32 (4.81%) Retail
5 22 (3.31%) Legal
6 14 (2.11%) Billing
7 13 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.50%) Marketing
9 9 (1.35%) Front Office
9 9 (1.35%) Law
10 8 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Local Government
12 4 (0.60%) Publishing
12 4 (0.60%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.30%) Games
14 2 (0.30%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.11%) Middleware
2 8 (1.20%) .NET
3 7 (1.05%) SAP Basis
4 6 (0.90%) Web Services
5 5 (0.75%) COM
6 4 (0.60%) J2EE
7 3 (0.45%) ADO
7 3 (0.45%) JSP
7 3 (0.45%) XML
7 3 (0.45%) JMS
7 3 (0.45%) Spring
8 2 (0.30%) Servlets
8 2 (0.30%) JDBC
8 2 (0.30%) JPA
9 1 (0.15%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.15%) HTML
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (1.50%) NHS
4 7 (1.05%) Economics
5 6 (0.90%) Fixed Income
5 6 (0.90%) Derivative
5 6 (0.90%) User Experience
5 6 (0.90%) Open Source
6 5 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.60%) Kindle
8 3 (0.45%) FMCG
8 3 (0.45%) PMI
9 2 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.30%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.30%) CMDB
9 2 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.30%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.31%) Windows
2 13 (1.95%) UNIX
3 10 (1.50%) Linux
4 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) zOS
8 1 (0.15%) Android
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (45.41%) Service Delivery
2 212 (31.88%) ITIL
3 167 (25.11%) Project Management
4 127 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (16.99%) Service Management
6 104 (15.64%) PRINCE2
7 73 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (7.97%) Scrum
8 53 (7.97%) Change Management
9 46 (6.92%) Risk Management
10 42 (6.32%) Supplier Management
11 37 (5.56%) User Stories
12 34 (5.11%) CRM
13 32 (4.81%) Incident Management
14 31 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (4.51%) Agile Project Management
16 28 (4.21%) Waterfall
16 28 (4.21%) Programme Management
16 28 (4.21%) E-Commerce
17 23 (3.46%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.56%) Java
1 17 (2.56%) SQL
2 9 (1.35%) Python
3 5 (0.75%) C
4 3 (0.45%) C#
5 2 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.15%) C++
6 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.15%) Ruby
6 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 76 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 39 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
4 28 (4.21%) Degree
5 17 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.26%) PMP
7 14 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 12 (1.80%) ISEB
10 8 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.75%) CIPD
12 3 (0.45%) MAPM
12 3 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.30%) APMG
14 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.15%) CITP
14 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.57%) SLA
2 15 (2.26%) QA
3 6 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.45%) BS25999
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) BS15000
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) FATCA
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.60%) NFS
3 3 (0.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.30%) XenApp
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Netcool
1 3 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (0.45%) OVSD
2 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.15%) OpenView
3 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (7.82%) SAP
2 37 (5.56%) Oracle
3 27 (4.06%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.26%) IBM
5 14 (2.11%) VMware
6 10 (1.50%) HP
7 7 (1.05%) Citrix
7 7 (1.05%) Axway
8 6 (0.90%) Amdocs
8 6 (0.90%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.75%) Charles River
9 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.75%) EMC
9 5 (0.75%) Cisco
9 5 (0.75%) Cognos
10 4 (0.60%) JBoss
10 4 (0.60%) Informatica
10 4 (0.60%) NetApp
10 4 (0.60%) BT
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash RPO
Rate: £400 to £450
Posted: 7 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Commerce
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £535 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Corsham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago