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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Delivery Manager
Rank 261 324 309
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 508 322 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.63% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 191 151
Average daily rate
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£461 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £579 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +78 468 £463 +8.82% 71
London +67 177 £463 +1.36% 24
South East -8 98 £450 +14.28% 14
North West +8 69 £435 +8.75% 11
Yorkshire +18 53 £526 +38.48% 12
West Yorkshire +13 45 £535 +40.78% 12
Leeds +11 43 £535 +40.78% 11
City of London +24 35 £500 +8.10% 4
South West +12 31 £436 +2.64% 2
Surrey +8 28 £480 +28.00% 1
Lancashire +7 25 £418 +23.70%
Blackpool - 25 £418 -
Manchester 0 24 £320 -17.94% 6
Scotland -11 19 £388 -8.98% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 18 £406 -9.77% 3
Cheshire -8 16 £525 +30.92% 5
East Midlands +3 15 £405 -26.36% 1
Berkshire -11 15 £375 +7.14% 6
Milton Keynes -8 14 £402 -10.66% 2
North East -16 14 £508 +1.50% 2
Wiltshire +13 12 £400 -13.97% 1
Warrington -11 12 £533 +9.79% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 12 £515 +3.00% 1
East of England -18 12 £513 +13.88% 2
West Midlands +14 11 £450 +53.19% 3
Northamptonshire +5 11 £405 -26.36%
Hampshire -1 11 £450 +31.38% 2
Oxfordshire -8 11 £363 -27.50%
Oxford -8 11 £363 -29.26%
Reading -8 10 £375 +7.14% 2

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 357 (40.57%) Service Delivery
2 299 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (32.95%) Project Management
4 242 (27.50%) Finance
5 227 (25.80%) ITIL
6 155 (17.61%) Service Management
7 121 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 115 (13.07%) PRINCE2
9 109 (12.39%) Scrum
10 104 (11.82%) Security Cleared
11 91 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 82 (9.32%) Change Management
13 74 (8.41%) SLA
14 72 (8.18%) Waterfall
15 71 (8.07%) Banking
16 66 (7.50%) SC Cleared
17 64 (7.27%) User Stories
18 63 (7.16%) Agile Project Management
19 59 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
20 58 (6.59%) Mentoring
21 54 (6.14%) Software Delivery
22 49 (5.57%) Supplier Management
22 49 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (5.45%) SAP
24 47 (5.34%) Coaching
25 42 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
25 42 (4.77%) Microsoft
25 42 (4.77%) Degree
26 40 (4.55%) CRM
27 37 (4.20%) Retail

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.14%) CMS
3 8 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.57%) Confluence
4 5 (0.57%) Apache
5 3 (0.34%) JBoss
5 3 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.23%) Lync
6 2 (0.23%) Node.js
6 2 (0.23%) SAS
6 2 (0.23%) CICS
6 2 (0.23%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 30 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.39%) MS Project
3 20 (2.27%) MS Office
4 9 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.23%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.11%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.59%) SaaS
2 10 (1.14%) Office 365
3 9 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.45%) IaaS
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.23%) Veeva
8 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.39%) 3G
2 20 (2.27%) 4G
3 17 (1.93%) LTE
4 15 (1.70%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (1.36%) 2G
6 11 (1.25%) Wireless
7 10 (1.14%) LAN
8 9 (1.02%) WAN
8 9 (1.02%) Internet
9 7 (0.80%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.68%) NAS
11 5 (0.57%) Skype
11 5 (0.57%) Firewall
11 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.57%) VPN
12 4 (0.45%) SAN
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco ICM
13 3 (0.34%) MVNO
13 3 (0.34%) Intranet
13 3 (0.34%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.02%) Big Data
4 5 (0.57%) DB2
4 5 (0.57%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.11%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (1.82%) JIRA
2 4 (0.45%) Subversion
3 3 (0.34%) Lombardi
4 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.23%) ERwin
4 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 242 (27.50%) Finance
2 91 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 71 (8.07%) Banking
4 37 (4.20%) Retail
5 29 (3.30%) Legal
6 16 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.70%) Marketing
8 14 (1.59%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.25%) Billing
9 11 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.14%) Law
11 9 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.68%) Publishing
13 5 (0.57%) Front Office
14 4 (0.45%) German Language
14 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 3 (0.34%) Back Office
15 3 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.73%) .NET
2 12 (1.36%) Web Services
3 10 (1.14%) Middleware
4 6 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.57%) Velocity
5 5 (0.57%) HTML
6 4 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.34%) Flash
7 3 (0.34%) J2EE
7 3 (0.34%) CSS
8 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.23%) WebCenter
8 2 (0.23%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.23%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.11%) Java EE
9 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.11%) EDI
9 1 (0.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.05%) PMI
3 15 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 14 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.25%) NHS
5 11 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (1.14%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.68%) Statistics
11 5 (0.57%) User Experience
12 4 (0.45%) Equities
12 4 (0.45%) Kindle
12 4 (0.45%) FMCG
12 4 (0.45%) Derivative
13 3 (0.34%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.34%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.23%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.50%) Windows
2 14 (1.59%) UNIX
3 11 (1.25%) Linux
4 7 (0.80%) VME
5 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.45%) Android
6 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (40.57%) Service Delivery
2 299 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (32.95%) Project Management
4 227 (25.80%) ITIL
5 155 (17.61%) Service Management
6 121 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (13.07%) PRINCE2
8 109 (12.39%) Scrum
9 82 (9.32%) Change Management
10 72 (8.18%) Waterfall
11 64 (7.27%) User Stories
12 63 (7.16%) Agile Project Management
13 58 (6.59%) Mentoring
14 54 (6.14%) Software Delivery
15 49 (5.57%) Supplier Management
16 47 (5.34%) Coaching
17 42 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 40 (4.55%) CRM
19 37 (4.20%) ITSM
20 32 (3.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.18%) Java
2 11 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (1.14%) SQL
3 10 (1.14%) COBOL
4 8 (0.91%) C#
5 6 (0.68%) C
5 6 (0.68%) Python
6 2 (0.23%) R
6 2 (0.23%) C++
6 2 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.11%) VB
7 1 (0.11%) VBA
7 1 (0.11%) Ruby
7 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 66 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 59 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
4 42 (4.77%) Degree
5 32 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (1.25%) CCNA
9 11 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.91%) MCSE
11 7 (0.80%) PMP
12 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.68%) APMP
13 3 (0.34%) CISM
13 3 (0.34%) CISSP
13 3 (0.34%) HNC
14 2 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (8.41%) SLA
2 25 (2.84%) QA
3 7 (0.80%) MiFID
4 6 (0.68%) EMIR
5 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (1.59%) NFS
2 9 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.23%) StatsD
2 2 (0.23%) TeamSite
2 2 (0.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) OPNET
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 48 (5.45%) SAP
2 42 (4.77%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.30%) Oracle
4 17 (1.93%) Cisco
5 15 (1.70%) Citrix
5 15 (1.70%) Amdocs
6 10 (1.14%) VMware
6 10 (1.14%) IBM
7 7 (0.80%) HP
7 7 (0.80%) Micro Focus
7 7 (0.80%) hybris
8 6 (0.68%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.68%) BT
8 6 (0.68%) Informatica
8 6 (0.68%) Adobe
9 4 (0.45%) Sage
9 4 (0.45%) Remedy
9 4 (0.45%) Tableau
10 3 (0.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 3 (0.34%) Google
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Modis
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 25 days ago