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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Delivery Manager
Rank 285 304 322
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 411 342 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 197 140
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +25 379 £450 +5.88% 96
London +58 166 £475 +5.55% 40
South East -32 67 £425 +10.38% 24
North West +2 43 £418 -9.72% 9
City of London +6 41 £475 +1.33% 9
Yorkshire -5 39 £425 +16.43% 10
West Yorkshire +2 36 £418 +11.33% 8
Leeds -9 30 £418 +12.83% 6
South West +9 27 £413 -2.59% 4
Berkshire -7 25 £363 +3.57% 2
Lancashire +20 22 £418 -20.47%
Blackpool +17 22 £418 -20.47%
Manchester -2 15 £320 - 7
West Midlands +7 14 £350 +40.00% 3
Scotland -17 14 £400 -2.43% 1
Surrey +3 13 £438 +25.00% 15
Reading -12 13 £363 +3.57% 1
East Midlands +7 12 £421 -1.05% 3
Northamptonshire +11 11 £425 - 2
Hampshire +2 11 £438 +25.00% 2
Northampton - 10 £513 - 2
Edinburgh -18 9 £375 -11.24%
North East -18 9 £495 +3.12% 2
East of England -30 9 £439 +0.86% 2
Tyne and Wear -18 8 £500 +4.16% 1
Birmingham +6 7 £350 +16.66% 2
Wiltshire +3 7 £525 +23.74% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £402 -15.36% 2
Wales -4 6 £513 -2.33% 3
Bristol -11 6 £413 -2.94% 2

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 307 (37.17%) Service Delivery
2 270 (32.69%) Project Management
3 252 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (28.09%) Finance
5 200 (24.21%) ITIL
6 149 (18.04%) Service Management
7 114 (13.80%) PRINCE2
8 108 (13.08%) Telecoms
9 104 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 97 (11.74%) Scrum
11 82 (9.93%) Security Cleared
12 78 (9.44%) SLA
13 68 (8.23%) Banking
14 66 (7.99%) Change Management
15 57 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
15 57 (6.90%) Coaching
16 54 (6.54%) Software Delivery
16 54 (6.54%) User Stories
16 54 (6.54%) SC Cleared
17 52 (6.30%) Mentoring
18 49 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
19 47 (5.69%) ITSM
19 47 (5.69%) Waterfall
20 43 (5.21%) Microsoft
21 41 (4.96%) Retail
22 40 (4.84%) SAP
23 38 (4.60%) CRM
23 38 (4.60%) Risk Management
24 37 (4.48%) Supplier Management
24 37 (4.48%) Analytical Skills

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 12 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 12 (1.45%) CMS
2 8 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.61%) Umbraco
3 5 (0.61%) Confluence
3 5 (0.61%) Apache
4 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.36%) SAS
5 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.24%) IIS
5 2 (0.24%) Lync
5 2 (0.24%) Node.js
5 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 27 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.03%) MS Office
3 23 (2.78%) MS Project
4 9 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.36%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.33%) SaaS
1 11 (1.33%) Office 365
2 5 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.66%) 3G
2 21 (2.54%) 4G
3 20 (2.42%) LTE
4 16 (1.94%) Wireless
4 16 (1.94%) 2G
5 14 (1.69%) LAN
5 14 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (1.57%) WAN
7 7 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.73%) Internet
8 6 (0.73%) NAS
9 5 (0.61%) Skype
9 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.61%) VPN
10 4 (0.48%) Firewall
10 4 (0.48%) UMTS
10 4 (0.48%) SDH
10 4 (0.48%) GSM
10 4 (0.48%) Cisco ICM
11 3 (0.36%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.57%) SQL Server
1 13 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.61%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.48%) DB2
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.24%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.12%) DataStage
6 1 (0.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (1.94%) JIRA
2 4 (0.48%) Subversion
3 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.36%) Lombardi
3 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) ERwin
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
General
1 232 (28.09%) Finance
2 108 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 68 (8.23%) Banking
4 41 (4.96%) Retail
5 28 (3.39%) Legal
6 16 (1.94%) Marketing
7 15 (1.82%) Billing
7 15 (1.82%) Law
8 14 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.73%) Front Office
12 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.36%) French Language
14 3 (0.36%) Games
14 3 (0.36%) Back Office
14 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.30%) .NET
2 9 (1.09%) Web Services
2 9 (1.09%) Middleware
3 7 (0.85%) HTML
4 5 (0.61%) Flash
4 5 (0.61%) CSS
4 5 (0.61%) Velocity
5 4 (0.48%) J2EE
5 4 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.36%) XML
6 3 (0.36%) XSD
6 3 (0.36%) XSLT
6 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.24%) Java EE
7 2 (0.24%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.12%) RESTful
8 1 (0.12%) Struts2
8 1 (0.12%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.18%) PMI
3 18 (2.18%) NHS
3 18 (2.18%) Data Centre
4 10 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
5 9 (1.09%) Statistics
6 8 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 8 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 8 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.97%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.73%) Kindle
8 5 (0.61%) User Experience
8 5 (0.61%) Equities
9 4 (0.48%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.48%) Derivative
9 4 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.36%) FMCG
10 3 (0.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (2.91%) Windows
2 11 (1.33%) UNIX
3 8 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.85%) VME
5 6 (0.73%) Linux
6 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (37.17%) Service Delivery
2 270 (32.69%) Project Management
3 252 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (24.21%) ITIL
5 149 (18.04%) Service Management
6 114 (13.80%) PRINCE2
7 104 (12.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 97 (11.74%) Scrum
9 66 (7.99%) Change Management
10 57 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
10 57 (6.90%) Coaching
11 54 (6.54%) Software Delivery
11 54 (6.54%) User Stories
12 52 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 47 (5.69%) Waterfall
13 47 (5.69%) ITSM
14 38 (4.60%) Risk Management
14 38 (4.60%) CRM
15 37 (4.48%) Supplier Management
16 33 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.03%) Java
2 16 (1.94%) C
3 12 (1.45%) SQL
4 10 (1.21%) C#
4 10 (1.21%) COBOL
5 8 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.48%) Ruby
7 3 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.12%) VB
8 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 82 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 54 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 49 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (4.12%) Degree
5 28 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 25 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.33%) CCNA
9 11 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.97%) MCSE
10 8 (0.97%) PMP
11 7 (0.85%) APMP
12 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.48%) HNC
14 3 (0.36%) CISM
14 3 (0.36%) CISSP
14 3 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.24%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.44%) SLA
2 24 (2.91%) QA
3 7 (0.85%) MiFID
4 6 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.73%) EMIR
5 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GAMP
8 1 (0.12%) GMP
8 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (2.30%) NFS
2 9 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.36%) OVSD
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.24%) TeamSite
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 43 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.84%) SAP
3 25 (3.03%) Amdocs
4 22 (2.66%) Oracle
5 17 (2.06%) Cisco
6 12 (1.45%) Citrix
7 10 (1.21%) VMware
8 9 (1.09%) Adobe
9 8 (0.97%) IBM
9 8 (0.97%) HP
10 7 (0.85%) Ericsson
10 7 (0.85%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.73%) hybris
12 5 (0.61%) Google
12 5 (0.61%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.61%) Informatica
13 4 (0.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 4 (0.48%) Huawei
13 4 (0.48%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.36%) Tableau
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