The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Delivery Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Delivery Manager
Rank 283 259 283
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 398 497 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.95% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 326 268
Median daily rate £493 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £182.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +630.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £182.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +630.00%

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Delivery Manager in the job title.

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 365 £500 +11.11% 72
London +32 185 £500 +2.04% 34
North West +10 51 £500 +11.11% 8
South East -33 48 £475 +14.45% 10
Cheshire +32 25 £500 +11.11%
Warrington +16 25 £500 -0.74%
Manchester +5 22 £390 +4.00% 8
Yorkshire +4 22 £450 -15.09% 7
West Midlands -23 20 £480 +6.66% 2
Hampshire +32 19 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England +11 16 £400 -5.88% 1
Wales +8 16 £450 +23.28%
South Wales +16 15 £450 +23.28%
City of London +1 14 £500 +25.00% 8
Scotland -15 14 £375 -18.91% 3
Cardiff +27 13 £450 +47.54%
South West +11 12 £588 +20.51% 4
Coventry -1 11 £525 -
Berkshire -4 11 £475 +26.66% 3
South Yorkshire -3 10 £550 +25.71% 2
Sheffield -7 10 £550 +25.71%
West Yorkshire +10 9 £388 -38.00% 3
Edinburgh +4 6 £538 +7.50% 1
Hertfordshire +1 6 £400 -33.33%
North East -56 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Bristol +10 5 £600 +108.69% 2
Leeds +1 5 £435 -30.40% 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £650 +30.00% 1
Glasgow -11 5 £350 -14.11% 2
Tyne and Wear -57 5 £425 -15.00%

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Delivery Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 392 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (35.35%) Service Delivery
3 261 (30.35%) Project Management
4 206 (23.95%) Finance
5 199 (23.14%) ITIL
6 136 (15.81%) Service Management
7 132 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 118 (13.72%) Scrum
9 116 (13.49%) Security Cleared
10 91 (10.58%) PRINCE2
11 80 (9.30%) Waterfall
12 73 (8.49%) SC Cleared
12 73 (8.49%) Agile Project Management
13 69 (8.02%) SLA
14 64 (7.44%) Microsoft
15 60 (6.98%) Change Management
16 58 (6.74%) User Stories
17 54 (6.28%) Mentoring
18 53 (6.16%) Banking
19 49 (5.70%) Telecoms
19 49 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 46 (5.35%) Kanban
21 45 (5.23%) Retail
22 43 (5.00%) Windows
22 43 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
23 42 (4.88%) Coaching
23 42 (4.88%) E-Commerce
23 42 (4.88%) Programme Management
24 41 (4.77%) Migration
25 40 (4.65%) Software Delivery

Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 7 (0.81%) Confluence
4 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.58%) CMS
4 5 (0.58%) Drupal
5 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.23%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) JBoss
6 2 (0.23%) Mule
6 2 (0.23%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.26%) MS Office
3 22 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.58%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.12%) HFM
8 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.12%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.28%) Office 365
2 10 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.70%) IaaS
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Trello
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.35%) Veeva
7 2 (0.23%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (1.28%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (1.05%) Firewall
4 7 (0.81%) HTTP
5 6 (0.70%) Skype
6 5 (0.58%) Intranet
7 4 (0.47%) DHCP
7 4 (0.47%) DNS
7 4 (0.47%) Network Security
7 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.35%) 3G
8 3 (0.35%) 4G
8 3 (0.35%) Internet
8 3 (0.35%) SAN
8 3 (0.35%) Wireless
9 2 (0.23%) 2G
9 2 (0.23%) IPsec
9 2 (0.23%) OSPF
9 2 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.51%) Relational Database
2 11 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.81%) Big Data
4 6 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.47%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.47%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.35%) MySQL
8 2 (0.23%) Adabas
8 2 (0.23%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.23%) QlikView
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (3.37%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.12%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 206 (23.95%) Finance
2 53 (6.16%) Banking
3 49 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 45 (5.23%) Retail
5 24 (2.79%) Law
6 16 (1.86%) Marketing
7 15 (1.74%) Legal
8 11 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.16%) Billing
10 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.05%) Publishing
11 8 (0.93%) French Language
12 6 (0.70%) Advertising
12 6 (0.70%) Electronics
12 6 (0.70%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.35%) Local Government
14 3 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.63%) Web Services
2 13 (1.51%) Velocity
3 10 (1.16%) .NET
4 6 (0.70%) Middleware
5 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.47%) XML
6 3 (0.35%) COM
6 3 (0.35%) HTML
6 3 (0.35%) J2EE
6 3 (0.35%) JSON
6 3 (0.35%) RESTful
6 3 (0.35%) Spring
7 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.23%) CSS
7 2 (0.23%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.23%) SAML
7 2 (0.23%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.12%) Mason
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.19%) Data Centre
2 30 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.09%) Virtual Team
4 13 (1.51%) User Experience
5 11 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.16%) Wiki
7 9 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (0.93%) Social Network
9 7 (0.81%) Economics
9 7 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.70%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.58%) NHS
11 5 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.58%) Statistics
12 4 (0.47%) Social Media
13 3 (0.35%) Life Science
13 3 (0.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.00%) Windows
2 15 (1.74%) Unix
3 14 (1.63%) Linux
4 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.23%) Android
6 2 (0.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.12%) MVS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 304 (35.35%) Service Delivery
3 261 (30.35%) Project Management
4 199 (23.14%) ITIL
5 136 (15.81%) Service Management
6 132 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 118 (13.72%) Scrum
8 91 (10.58%) PRINCE2
9 80 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 73 (8.49%) Agile Project Management
11 60 (6.98%) Change Management
12 58 (6.74%) User Stories
13 54 (6.28%) Mentoring
14 49 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (5.35%) Kanban
16 43 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (4.88%) Coaching
17 42 (4.88%) E-Commerce
17 42 (4.88%) Programme Management
18 41 (4.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.79%) Java
2 11 (1.28%) SQL
3 10 (1.16%) C
4 7 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.70%) C#
6 5 (0.58%) C++
7 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.23%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.12%) PHP
8 1 (0.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 39 (4.53%) Degree
4 30 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (1.74%) APMP
7 14 (1.63%) ISEB
7 14 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.63%) PMP
7 14 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.16%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.58%) CISSP
11 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) MAPM
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
12 2 (0.23%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.02%) SLA
2 22 (2.56%) QA
3 12 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.23%) GAAP
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) MiFID
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.28%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.23%) Ansible
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Legato
3 1 (0.12%) OpenView
3 1 (0.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.37%) SAP
3 19 (2.21%) Oracle
4 18 (2.09%) Cisco
5 16 (1.86%) Citrix
6 11 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.16%) Remedy
8 9 (1.05%) HP
9 8 (0.93%) Apple
9 8 (0.93%) hybris
9 8 (0.93%) VMware
10 7 (0.81%) IBM
11 5 (0.58%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (0.58%) Progress
11 5 (0.58%) Samsung
11 5 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.58%) Verint
12 4 (0.47%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.47%) Huawei
12 4 (0.47%) Pega
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Yorkshire and the Humber
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