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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Delivery Manager
Rank 241 266 314
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 469 348 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.74% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 183 147
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £409
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.74% +63.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £77.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-67.74% +63.15%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +21 439 £425 -5.55% 76
London -3 155 £466 +3.61% 33
South East -19 104 £408 -14.21% 18
Berkshire +23 58 £350 -30.69% 3
South West +17 51 £413 +28.10% 4
Yorkshire +18 36 £480 +47.69% 7
East of England +13 31 £425 +2.59% 5
West Yorkshire +9 28 £490 +50.76% 6
City of London -5 26 £500 +12.26% 17
Leeds +7 25 £500 +53.84% 6
West Midlands +2 25 £376 +7.50% 2
Reading +32 23 £365 -22.13% 2
Scotland 0 18 £455 +10.18% 4
North West -12 16 £407 -18.70% 3
Bedfordshire - 16 £425 - 2
Hampshire -24 15 £504 +0.83% 3
Bristol -4 14 £381 +14.74%
Edinburgh -9 13 £455 +10.18% 3
East Midlands +16 12 £400 +17.64% 1
Surrey -9 11 £550 +62.96% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 11 £408 -14.21% 4
Gloucestershire -7 9 £400 +75.82%
Milton Keynes -12 9 £408 -14.21% 1
Wiltshire -7 8 £457 +8.69% 1
Luton - 8 £415 - 2
South Yorkshire +5 7 £335 +3.07%
Swindon -4 7 £476 +13.21%
Manchester -10 7 £400 -11.15% 2
Tyne and Wear -21 7 £490 -2.00% 1
North East -22 7 £490 -2.00% 2

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 351 (44.26%) Service Delivery
2 257 (32.41%) ITIL
3 214 (26.99%) Project Management
4 211 (26.61%) Finance
5 197 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (14.88%) Service Management
7 110 (13.87%) Security Cleared
8 109 (13.75%) Telecoms
9 93 (11.73%) Scrum
10 87 (10.97%) PRINCE2
11 73 (9.21%) SC Cleared
12 67 (8.45%) SLA
13 59 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
14 58 (7.31%) SAP
14 58 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
15 56 (7.06%) E-Commerce
16 55 (6.94%) Risk Management
17 49 (6.18%) Banking
18 48 (6.05%) Change Management
19 45 (5.67%) Degree
20 42 (5.30%) Retail
20 42 (5.30%) User Stories
21 39 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (4.92%) Waterfall
22 38 (4.79%) Java
23 36 (4.54%) Microsoft
24 35 (4.41%) Mentoring
25 32 (4.04%) DV Cleared
25 32 (4.04%) Business Intelligence

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) JBoss
3 5 (0.63%) IIS
3 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.50%) SAS
4 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.25%) CMS
5 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (0.25%) Apache
5 2 (0.25%) Confluence
5 2 (0.25%) Node.js
5 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (3.40%) MS Project
2 24 (3.03%) MS Office
3 18 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) SAP CRM
1 6 (0.76%) SAP EHS
2 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.50%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.38%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Endur
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (0.50%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.65%) 3G
2 15 (1.89%) 4G
3 11 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (1.39%) LTE
3 11 (1.39%) SDH
4 7 (0.88%) Internet
5 6 (0.76%) WAN
5 6 (0.76%) 2G
6 4 (0.50%) VoIP
6 4 (0.50%) SAN
7 3 (0.38%) LAN
7 3 (0.38%) Firewall
8 2 (0.25%) Wireless
8 2 (0.25%) Intranet
8 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.25%) HTTP
8 2 (0.25%) ATM
9 1 (0.13%) GPRS
9 1 (0.13%) GSM
9 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (0.76%) Big Data
4 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.38%) MySQL
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.38%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.25%) Impala
7 2 (0.25%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
8 1 (0.13%) QlikView
8 1 (0.13%) EDMS
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.26%) JIRA
2 4 (0.50%) JUnit
3 3 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.38%) SilkTest
3 3 (0.38%) Selenium
3 3 (0.38%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CE
4 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.13%) Hudson
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
General
1 211 (26.61%) Finance
2 109 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 49 (6.18%) Banking
4 42 (5.30%) Retail
5 22 (2.77%) Legal
6 17 (2.14%) Law
7 14 (1.77%) Marketing
8 13 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.64%) Billing
9 11 (1.39%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.76%) Games
11 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.76%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Electronics
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Publishing
13 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.50%) Front Office
13 4 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.65%) .NET
2 13 (1.64%) J2EE
3 9 (1.13%) Middleware
4 7 (0.88%) SAP Basis
5 4 (0.50%) Spring
5 4 (0.50%) HTML
5 4 (0.50%) Web Services
6 3 (0.38%) XML
6 3 (0.38%) EDI
6 3 (0.38%) WAP
6 3 (0.38%) JSP
6 3 (0.38%) JSON
7 2 (0.25%) Velocity
7 2 (0.25%) JPA
7 2 (0.25%) HTML5
7 2 (0.25%) Servlets
7 2 (0.25%) JMS
7 2 (0.25%) CSS
7 2 (0.25%) JDBC
8 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.39%) NHS
4 10 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.13%) FMCG
5 9 (1.13%) Open Source
5 9 (1.13%) User Experience
6 8 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.01%) Market Risk
7 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.76%) PMI
9 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.63%) DTV
9 5 (0.63%) Derivative
9 5 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (0.50%) Kindle
10 4 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.50%) Equities
10 4 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.15%) Windows
2 14 (1.77%) Linux
3 12 (1.51%) UNIX
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.38%) Solaris
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (44.26%) Service Delivery
2 257 (32.41%) ITIL
3 214 (26.99%) Project Management
4 197 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (14.88%) Service Management
6 93 (11.73%) Scrum
7 87 (10.97%) PRINCE2
8 58 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 56 (7.06%) E-Commerce
10 55 (6.94%) Risk Management
11 48 (6.05%) Change Management
12 42 (5.30%) User Stories
13 39 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 35 (4.41%) Mentoring
15 32 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (3.91%) Supplier Management
17 30 (3.78%) Performance Management
18 29 (3.66%) Agile Project Management
18 29 (3.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (4.79%) Java
2 27 (3.40%) SQL
3 8 (1.01%) C#
4 5 (0.63%) Python
5 4 (0.50%) C
5 4 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.50%) PHP
6 3 (0.38%) Scala
7 2 (0.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 110 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 73 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (5.67%) Degree
5 32 (4.04%) DV Cleared
6 18 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 14 (1.77%) ISEB
8 13 (1.64%) PMP
8 13 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.63%) CIPD
11 3 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.25%) CISSP
12 2 (0.25%) CISM
12 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.25%) APMG
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.45%) SLA
2 20 (2.52%) QA
3 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) FINREP
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
6 2 (0.25%) BS15000
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) GAMP
7 1 (0.13%) GMP
7 1 (0.13%) BS25999
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (1.13%) NFS
2 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.88%) OVSD
2 5 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.38%) OpenView
4 2 (0.25%) Oozie
5 1 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) MOM
5 1 (0.13%) Netcool
5 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (7.31%) SAP
2 36 (4.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.90%) Oracle
4 15 (1.89%) Amdocs
5 14 (1.77%) VMware
5 14 (1.77%) HP
6 11 (1.39%) hybris
7 10 (1.26%) Citrix
8 8 (1.01%) IBM
8 8 (1.01%) EMC
9 6 (0.76%) Cisco
9 6 (0.76%) Cognos
9 6 (0.76%) BMC
10 5 (0.63%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.38%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.38%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.38%) Huawei
12 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
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