The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Services Delivery Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 517 465 496
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 135 217 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.39% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 150 108
Median daily rate £450 £411 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £328 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £101.25 £32.50 £88.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.53% -63.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £27.90 £39.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.25 £37.45 £137.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 £88.42
% change year-on-year
+476.92% -63.24%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Services Delivery Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Services Delivery Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Services Delivery Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Services Delivery Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Services 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 Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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 -63 135 £450 +9.42% 23
London +3 50 £500 +25.00% 6
West Midlands -7 30 £400 -11.11% 2
South East -29 18 £450 +13.06% 3
Telford -11 16 £610 +65.98%
Shropshire -16 16 £610 +65.98%
North West +1 12 £473 -5.50% 4
Warrington +13 7 £475 -9.52% 1
South West +9 7 £440 +10.00% 4
East of England +4 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Cheshire +1 7 £475 -9.52% 1
Hampshire +11 6 £455 +23.38% 1
Yorkshire +9 6 £450 -9.09%
North Yorkshire +8 6 £450 +36.36%
Bristol -1 6 £430 +22.85% 1
Birmingham -4 5 £250 - 2
Berkshire +7 4 £550 -
Hertfordshire +6 4 £400 -33.33%
East Midlands -14 4 £496 +23.29% 3
West Sussex +4 3 £315 -43.75% 1
Manchester -18 3 £366 +2.80%
Northallerton - 3 £450 -
Ipswich - 3 £425 -
Suffolk - 3 £425 -
Herefordshire +2 2 £400 -14.66%
Hereford 0 2 £400 -14.66%
Feltham -4 2 £406 -7.84%
Northampton -4 2 £460 +11.51%
Northamptonshire -7 2 £460 +14.28% 2
Oxfordshire -20 2 £463 +27.58%

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in the job title.

1 279 (97.89%) Service Delivery
2 171 (60.00%) ITIL
3 112 (39.30%) Service Management
4 62 (21.75%) Finance
5 59 (20.70%) Security Cleared
6 58 (20.35%) SLA
7 39 (13.68%) Project Management
8 37 (12.98%) PRINCE2
8 37 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (12.98%) Problem Management
9 36 (12.63%) ITIL V3
9 36 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (11.23%) ITSM
11 30 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 29 (10.18%) Change Management
13 26 (9.12%) Incident Management
14 23 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (8.07%) Data Centre
15 22 (7.72%) Service Design
15 22 (7.72%) Supplier Management
15 22 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (6.67%) Risk Management
17 17 (5.96%) Banking
17 17 (5.96%) DV Cleared
18 16 (5.61%) Release Management
18 16 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (5.26%) Change Control
19 15 (5.26%) Microsoft
20 14 (4.91%) People Management
21 13 (4.56%) Virtual Team

Services 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 8 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.40%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (4.56%) MS Excel
1 13 (4.56%) MS Office
2 8 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Infor LN
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.11%) Office 365
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Network Security
2 2 (0.70%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) PSTN
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.70%) GIS
1 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.35%) MySQL
2 1 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) TestPartner
General
1 62 (21.75%) Finance
2 17 (5.96%) Banking
3 13 (4.56%) Billing
4 12 (4.21%) Retail
5 10 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.16%) Legal
7 7 (2.46%) French Language
8 5 (1.75%) Law
9 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.05%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.35%) CSS
2 1 (0.35%) EDI
2 1 (0.35%) HTML
2 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.07%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.56%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.46%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.75%) Wiki
6 4 (1.40%) NHS
6 4 (1.40%) Statistics
7 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.70%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) Handset
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) Tandem
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.81%) Windows
2 2 (0.70%) Unix
3 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (97.89%) Service Delivery
2 171 (60.00%) ITIL
3 112 (39.30%) Service Management
4 39 (13.68%) Project Management
5 37 (12.98%) PRINCE2
5 37 (12.98%) Problem Management
5 37 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (12.63%) ITIL V3
7 32 (11.23%) ITSM
8 29 (10.18%) Change Management
9 26 (9.12%) Incident Management
10 23 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (7.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (7.72%) Service Design
11 22 (7.72%) Supplier Management
12 19 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 16 (5.61%) Release Management
14 15 (5.26%) Change Control
15 14 (4.91%) People Management
16 13 (4.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.05%) C
1 3 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (20.70%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.63%) ITIL Certification
3 30 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.96%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.51%) Degree
6 7 (2.46%) ISEB
7 6 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.75%) CISSP
9 4 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.70%) APMP
10 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ACTC
11 1 (0.35%) CISM
11 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) MBA
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (20.35%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.35%) Legato
1 1 (0.35%) SCCM
1 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.21%) Cisco
3 8 (2.81%) Remedy
4 4 (1.40%) Oracle
4 4 (1.40%) SAP
4 4 (1.40%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.40%) VMware
5 3 (1.05%) Citrix
5 3 (1.05%) HP
6 2 (0.70%) Apple
6 2 (0.70%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.70%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.35%) F5
7 1 (0.35%) hybris
7 1 (0.35%) Infor
7 1 (0.35%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.35%) Rally
7 1 (0.35%) Samsung
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau
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