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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Delivery Manager
Rank 300 256 305
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 388 440 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.85% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.90% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 260 181
Average daily rate £465 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £404 £406
% change year-on-year
+14.55% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £182.50 £25.00 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+630.00% -67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £182.50 £25.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year
+630.00% -67.74%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 351 £463 +8.82% 59
London -31 117 £470 -1.05% 23
South East -28 71 £415 +6.41% 14
North West +17 52 £425 +4.61% 2
Yorkshire -14 39 £645 +55.42% 5
West Yorkshire 0 34 £650 +52.94% 5
Scotland +22 33 £488 +33.56% 3
Leeds 0 32 £650 +52.94% 4
Berkshire -24 32 £388 +3.33% 6
West Midlands +1 27 £478 +27.33% 5
Manchester 0 22 £400 -6.97% 1
Lancashire +20 21 £435 -
Edinburgh -1 19 £456 +25.00% 1
Blackpool - 17 £435 -
North East -9 16 £455 -9.00%
Tyne and Wear -18 16 £455 -9.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 16 £455 -9.00%
South West -11 14 £475 +18.75% 3
Glasgow +20 12 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £406 +15.85%
East of England -12 10 £385 -7.22% 4
Milton Keynes +2 9 £403 +19.48%
Shropshire - 9 £538 - 1
City of London +12 8 £475 -5.00% 4
Surrey -13 8 £550 +15.78% 2
Reading -20 8 £350 -17.64% 2
Telford - 8 £538 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £425 - 1
Slough +2 7 £413 -5.71% 1
Newbury +11 5 £320 +14.28% 1

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 349 (38.27%) Service Delivery
2 312 (34.21%) Project Management
2 312 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (28.62%) Finance
4 216 (23.68%) ITIL
5 133 (14.58%) Service Management
6 120 (13.16%) Security Cleared
7 115 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 106 (11.62%) PRINCE2
9 103 (11.29%) User Stories
10 99 (10.86%) Waterfall
11 88 (9.65%) Scrum
12 84 (9.21%) Telecoms
13 83 (9.10%) Banking
14 82 (8.99%) Change Management
15 72 (7.89%) Risk Management
16 71 (7.79%) SLA
17 68 (7.46%) SC Cleared
18 66 (7.24%) Supplier Management
19 65 (7.13%) Agile Project Management
20 62 (6.80%) Oracle
21 60 (6.58%) Mentoring
22 54 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
24 50 (5.48%) Software Delivery
25 49 (5.37%) Retail
26 48 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
27 47 (5.15%) Degree
27 47 (5.15%) Migration
28 41 (4.50%) Coaching

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 13 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.88%) Drupal
3 8 (0.88%) JBoss
3 8 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.77%) CMS
4 7 (0.77%) Documentum
4 7 (0.77%) Tuxedo
4 7 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.55%) Apache
5 5 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (0.44%) iPlanet
6 4 (0.44%) Node.js
6 4 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.33%) Confluence
7 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (4.06%) MS Office
2 36 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.97%) Open Workbench
4 13 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.10%) MS Project
7 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.21%) Office 365
2 9 (0.99%) IaaS
3 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.55%) PaaS
4 4 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.44%) SaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.64%) Internet
2 14 (1.54%) 3G
2 14 (1.54%) Intranet
3 13 (1.43%) 4G
4 11 (1.21%) 2G
5 9 (0.99%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (0.88%) DNS
6 8 (0.88%) LAN
7 5 (0.55%) HTTP
7 5 (0.55%) LTE
8 4 (0.44%) ATM
8 4 (0.44%) Firewall
8 4 (0.44%) GSM
8 4 (0.44%) MPLS
8 4 (0.44%) NAS
8 4 (0.44%) SAN
8 4 (0.44%) SSL
8 4 (0.44%) WAN
8 4 (0.44%) Wireless
9 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.88%) Big Data
3 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.11%) GIS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (0.99%) JIRA
2 4 (0.44%) Introscope
2 4 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (0.33%) CA Gen
General
1 261 (28.62%) Finance
2 84 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 83 (9.10%) Banking
4 49 (5.37%) Retail
5 25 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 20 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.75%) Billing
8 14 (1.54%) Legal
9 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.10%) Law
11 9 (0.99%) Marketing
12 5 (0.55%) Automotive
13 4 (0.44%) Local Government
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Front Office
14 3 (0.33%) Games
14 3 (0.33%) Military
14 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.33%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.41%) Middleware
2 17 (1.86%) .NET
3 8 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (0.55%) Web Services
5 4 (0.44%) Java EE
5 4 (0.44%) Spring
6 3 (0.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (0.33%) Velocity
7 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.22%) EDI
8 1 (0.11%) HTML
8 1 (0.11%) HTML5
8 1 (0.11%) J2EE
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 54 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.74%) PMI
3 23 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 17 (1.86%) Mainframe
5 15 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.54%) User Experience
7 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.66%) NHS
9 6 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.44%) Statistics
12 3 (0.33%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.33%) FMCG
12 3 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.33%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.22%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.22%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.22%) iSeries
13 2 (0.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.52%) Linux
1 23 (2.52%) Unix
2 19 (2.08%) Windows
3 10 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.10%) VME
4 9 (0.99%) Android
4 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.66%) AIX
6 4 (0.44%) MVS
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.22%) HPUX
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (38.27%) Service Delivery
2 312 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (34.21%) Project Management
3 216 (23.68%) ITIL
4 133 (14.58%) Service Management
5 115 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 106 (11.62%) PRINCE2
7 103 (11.29%) User Stories
8 99 (10.86%) Waterfall
9 88 (9.65%) Scrum
10 82 (8.99%) Change Management
11 72 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 66 (7.24%) Supplier Management
13 65 (7.13%) Agile Project Management
14 60 (6.58%) Mentoring
15 50 (5.48%) Software Delivery
16 48 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (5.15%) Migration
18 41 (4.50%) Coaching
19 31 (3.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.62%) Java
2 32 (3.51%) SQL
3 18 (1.97%) JavaScript
4 15 (1.64%) Python
5 11 (1.21%) C++
6 9 (0.99%) C#
7 8 (0.88%) C
7 8 (0.88%) COBOL
8 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.44%) Jython
9 4 (0.44%) Korn
9 4 (0.44%) Perl
9 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.33%) R
10 3 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) PHP
11 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.11%) VB
11 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 120 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 53 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
4 47 (5.15%) Degree
5 35 (3.84%) PMI Certification
6 23 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 21 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 12 (1.32%) PMP
10 12 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.77%) APMP
12 4 (0.44%) MBA
13 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.22%) MBCS
13 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.11%) CCNP
14 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.79%) SLA
2 36 (3.95%) QA
3 29 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) FATCA
6 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.22%) SEPA
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%) P3O
7 1 (0.11%) RMADS
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.11%) NFS
3 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) MOM
2 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.44%) CA Wily
3 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.33%) StatsD
4 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (6.80%) Oracle
2 34 (3.73%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.40%) SAP
4 18 (1.97%) IBM
5 13 (1.43%) Pega
6 11 (1.21%) Citrix
6 11 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (1.10%) Huawei
7 10 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.77%) Nokia
8 7 (0.77%) Remedy
9 6 (0.66%) Ericsson
9 6 (0.66%) HP
9 6 (0.66%) Informatica
9 6 (0.66%) Micro Focus
10 5 (0.55%) BT
10 5 (0.55%) Sun
11 4 (0.44%) CA
11 4 (0.44%) Progress
11 4 (0.44%) SunGard
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £730 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago