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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Delivery Manager
Rank 263 296 276
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Delivery Manager 421 351 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 206 186
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£450 £400 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.07 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -53.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.07 £85.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -61.09%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 +27 394 £450 +12.50% 75
London +18 144 £475 +15.15% 25
South East +22 114 £411 +5.44% 15
Berkshire +12 56 £410 +9.33% 3
Yorkshire +10 37 £450 +20.80% 4
West Yorkshire +12 31 £425 +14.86% 4
East of England +25 27 £400 -4.87% 9
City of London +2 24 £500 +17.64% 7
South West +6 23 £470 +13.93% 3
Leeds +4 23 £425 +14.86% 4
Hampshire -1 18 £463 +28.47% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £400 - 1
Surrey -1 15 £283 -31.09% 9
Reading -4 15 £410 -12.76% 2
Wiltshire +19 14 £425 +2.10%
West Midlands -14 11 £445 +39.06% 4
North West -28 11 £400 -14.43% 6
Hertfordshire +7 10 £450 +11.11% 3
Milton Keynes 0 10 £400 +16.31%
Scotland +7 9 £525 +54.41% 6
Oxfordshire - 8 £450 -
Swindon +12 7 £400 -3.90%
Edinburgh +6 7 £525 +50.00% 3
Slough +5 7 £379 +40.27% 1
Birmingham +3 7 £433 +23.57% 2
Wales -2 7 £508 +51.04%
Manchester -11 7 £463 +45.66% 5
Cambridgeshire - 7 £350 - 5
Hook -1 6 £425 +53.02%
East Midlands -2 6 £400 +50.23% 5

Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 352 (40.88%) Service Delivery
2 288 (33.45%) Project Management
3 246 (28.57%) ITIL
4 230 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (25.78%) Finance
6 137 (15.91%) Telecoms
7 136 (15.80%) Service Management
8 126 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 119 (13.82%) PRINCE2
10 108 (12.54%) Scrum
11 92 (10.69%) Security Cleared
12 84 (9.76%) SLA
13 65 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
14 61 (7.08%) SC Cleared
15 58 (6.74%) Change Management
16 56 (6.50%) Banking
17 52 (6.04%) Retail
18 50 (5.81%) E-Commerce
19 49 (5.69%) SAP
19 49 (5.69%) Agile Project Management
20 46 (5.34%) User Stories
21 44 (5.11%) Waterfall
22 43 (4.99%) Release Management
23 42 (4.88%) Degree
23 42 (4.88%) Microsoft
24 41 (4.76%) Software Delivery
25 39 (4.53%) Mentoring
26 38 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
26 38 (4.41%) Migration
27 37 (4.30%) PMI Certification

Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.70%) CMS
2 6 (0.70%) SAS
3 5 (0.58%) Umbraco
3 5 (0.58%) IIS
4 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.46%) Node.js
4 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
4 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.23%) Lync
6 2 (0.23%) Confluence
6 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.23%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.12%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (4.07%) MS Office
2 23 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.21%) MS Project
4 13 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.05%) SAP BPC
2 7 (0.81%) SAP FSCM
3 6 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.35%) SAP EHS
7 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Endur
8 1 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.81%) SaaS
2 5 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.35%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) GitHub
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.72%) 3G
2 30 (3.48%) 4G
3 22 (2.56%) LTE
4 21 (2.44%) 2G
5 18 (2.09%) Wireless
6 13 (1.51%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (1.28%) SDH
8 9 (1.05%) LAN
8 9 (1.05%) WAN
9 7 (0.81%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.81%) Internet
10 6 (0.70%) Skype
11 4 (0.46%) SAN
11 4 (0.46%) UMTS
11 4 (0.46%) GSM
11 4 (0.46%) Cisco ICM
12 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.23%) Firewall
12 2 (0.23%) HTTP
12 2 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.81%) Big Data
3 7 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 6 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.35%) Redis
6 3 (0.35%) Base SAS
6 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.23%) Impala
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.12%) QlikView
8 1 (0.12%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.12%) OLAP
8 1 (0.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.46%) JUnit
2 4 (0.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.35%) JIRA
3 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.12%) Maven
5 1 (0.12%) Selenium
5 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 222 (25.78%) Finance
2 137 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 56 (6.50%) Banking
4 52 (6.04%) Retail
5 17 (1.97%) Legal
6 16 (1.86%) Law
7 13 (1.51%) Marketing
8 11 (1.28%) Billing
8 11 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.81%) Advertising
10 7 (0.81%) Front Office
10 7 (0.81%) Back Office
11 6 (0.70%) Games
12 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.58%) Publishing
13 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.46%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.16%) J2EE
2 9 (1.05%) HTML
3 8 (0.93%) CSS
4 6 (0.70%) .NET
5 5 (0.58%) Flash
6 4 (0.46%) RESTful
6 4 (0.46%) JSON
7 3 (0.35%) Leaflet
7 3 (0.35%) Flask
7 3 (0.35%) Spring
7 3 (0.35%) Web Services
7 3 (0.35%) XML
7 3 (0.35%) XSD
7 3 (0.35%) XSLT
7 3 (0.35%) EDI
8 2 (0.23%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.23%) Velocity
8 2 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.12%) Grails
9 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.07%) Management Information System
2 33 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.14%) PMI
4 19 (2.21%) NHS
5 15 (1.74%) Open Source
6 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.70%) Equities
7 6 (0.70%) Market Risk
7 6 (0.70%) Derivative
7 6 (0.70%) Statistics
7 6 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.46%) DTV
8 4 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.46%) Kindle
8 4 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.35%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.72%) Windows
2 15 (1.74%) Linux
3 10 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 8 (0.93%) UNIX
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.23%) Solaris
6 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Android
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (40.88%) Service Delivery
2 288 (33.45%) Project Management
3 246 (28.57%) ITIL
4 230 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (15.80%) Service Management
6 126 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 119 (13.82%) PRINCE2
8 108 (12.54%) Scrum
9 58 (6.74%) Change Management
10 50 (5.81%) E-Commerce
11 49 (5.69%) Agile Project Management
12 46 (5.34%) User Stories
13 44 (5.11%) Waterfall
14 43 (4.99%) Release Management
15 41 (4.76%) Software Delivery
16 39 (4.53%) Mentoring
17 38 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (4.41%) Migration
18 37 (4.30%) Coaching
19 35 (4.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.07%) Java
2 16 (1.86%) C
3 15 (1.74%) SQL
4 10 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.05%) Ruby
6 8 (0.93%) C#
6 8 (0.93%) Python
7 3 (0.35%) Scala
7 3 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.23%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 65 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
3 61 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 42 (4.88%) Degree
5 37 (4.30%) PMI Certification
6 30 (3.48%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.28%) PMP
7 11 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.16%) CCNA
8 10 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.93%) MCSE
9 8 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.46%) HNC
10 4 (0.46%) APMP
11 2 (0.23%) HND
11 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (9.76%) SLA
2 21 (2.44%) QA
3 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) COBIT
4 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.23%) GAMP
5 2 (0.23%) GMP
5 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) BS15000
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (1.16%) NFS
2 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.23%) HDFS
4 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.58%) OVSD
3 3 (0.35%) Ansible
3 3 (0.35%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) Oozie
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.12%) MOM
5 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 49 (5.69%) SAP
2 42 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.90%) Amdocs
4 19 (2.21%) Cisco
5 16 (1.86%) Oracle
6 12 (1.39%) VMware
7 11 (1.28%) Citrix
8 10 (1.16%) hybris
9 8 (0.93%) Adobe
9 8 (0.93%) Ericsson
9 8 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.70%) IBM
10 6 (0.70%) Huawei
10 6 (0.70%) Tableau
11 5 (0.58%) Google
11 5 (0.58%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 5 (0.58%) HP
12 4 (0.46%) Avaya
12 4 (0.46%) EMC
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Greater Manchester
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London
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Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
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Reading
Lawrence Harvey
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Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Slough
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Manchester
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