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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 496 520 467
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 164 154 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 91
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.05% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £101.25 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.25 - £104.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £187.50 - £25.00

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 0 155 £420 -1.17% 35
London +2 58 £450 +12.50% 13
South East +9 33 £411 +2.49% 4
West Midlands -21 22 £375 +7.14% 1
Milton Keynes +22 13 £406 +0.88%
Buckinghamshire +22 13 £406 +0.88% 1
South West -3 12 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands 0 9 £425 +2.16% 1
Berkshire +9 8 £420 +6.32% 1
North West -8 8 £438 -15.04% 6
East of England +24 7 £365 -9.03% 3
Yorkshire -5 6 £400 -22.33% 4
Scotland +7 5 - -
Birmingham -14 5 £400 +14.28% 1
Telford - 5 - -
Shropshire - 5 - -
Bristol +2 4 £598 +49.37% 1
Northampton -4 4 £425 -
Northamptonshire -5 4 £425 +3.03%
Edinburgh -6 4 - -
Reading +8 3 £420 +6.32% 1
Hampshire +4 3 £453 +29.28% 2
Suffolk +3 3 £425 +6.25%
Nottingham -1 3 £375 -9.85%
Ipswich -3 3 £425 +6.25%
Leeds -5 3 £400 -20.39% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £375 -9.85% 1
West Yorkshire -9 3 £400 -20.39% 3
Bath - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £396 - 1

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 273 (96.47%) Service Delivery
2 181 (63.96%) ITIL
3 115 (40.64%) Service Management
4 64 (22.61%) Finance
5 59 (20.85%) SLA
5 59 (20.85%) Security Cleared
6 43 (15.19%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (14.84%) SC Cleared
8 41 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (13.78%) Problem Management
10 33 (11.66%) Project Management
11 32 (11.31%) ITSM
12 31 (10.95%) PRINCE2
13 28 (9.89%) Service Design
14 27 (9.54%) ITIL V3
14 27 (9.54%) Change Management
15 25 (8.83%) Incident Management
16 23 (8.13%) Supplier Management
17 20 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (7.07%) Risk Management
17 20 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (6.36%) Microsoft
18 18 (6.36%) Release Management
19 17 (6.01%) DV Cleared
20 14 (4.95%) Banking
20 14 (4.95%) Telecoms
20 14 (4.95%) Data Centre
21 13 (4.59%) Coaching
21 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (4.59%) Configuration Management

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 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.41%) Apache
3 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.47%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) Network Security
2 4 (1.41%) LAN
3 3 (1.06%) DHCP
3 3 (1.06%) DNS
3 3 (1.06%) Firewall
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
3 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.06%) SAN
4 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
4 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.71%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Extranet
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) MPLS
5 1 (0.35%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.06%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) TestPartner
General
1 64 (22.61%) Finance
2 14 (4.95%) Banking
2 14 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.59%) Retail
4 7 (2.47%) Billing
5 6 (2.12%) French Language
5 6 (2.12%) Law
5 6 (2.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) Middleware
2 1 (0.35%) CSS
2 1 (0.35%) EDI
2 1 (0.35%) HTML
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.18%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (2.83%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.41%) NHS
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.71%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.71%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.71%) Statistics
8 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.35%) PDA
9 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.35%) Tandem
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.18%) Windows
2 8 (2.83%) Linux
3 7 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.41%) CentOS
4 4 (1.41%) Unix
4 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (96.47%) Service Delivery
2 181 (63.96%) ITIL
3 115 (40.64%) Service Management
4 41 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (13.78%) Problem Management
6 33 (11.66%) Project Management
7 32 (11.31%) ITSM
8 31 (10.95%) PRINCE2
9 28 (9.89%) Service Design
10 27 (9.54%) Change Management
10 27 (9.54%) ITIL V3
11 25 (8.83%) Incident Management
12 23 (8.13%) Supplier Management
13 20 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (7.07%) Risk Management
14 18 (6.36%) Release Management
15 13 (4.59%) Coaching
15 13 (4.59%) Configuration Management
16 11 (3.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.06%) C
1 3 (1.06%) Perl
1 3 (1.06%) Ruby
2 2 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (20.85%) Security Cleared
2 43 (15.19%) ITIL Certification
3 42 (14.84%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.01%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.59%) Degree
6 8 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.41%) ISEB
8 4 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.06%) CISSP
10 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) CCNA
10 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) MCDST
10 2 (0.71%) MCSA
10 2 (0.71%) MCSE
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CCENT
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (20.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.47%) Puppet
2 4 (1.41%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.06%) Ansible
3 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.71%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Legato
5 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.53%) ServiceNow
3 9 (3.18%) Remedy
4 8 (2.83%) Oracle
4 8 (2.83%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.47%) Cisco
6 6 (2.12%) SAP
7 4 (1.41%) HP
7 4 (1.41%) VMware
8 3 (1.06%) Apple
8 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.06%) EMC
8 3 (1.06%) IBM
8 3 (1.06%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.71%) Citrix
9 2 (0.71%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) Rally
10 1 (0.35%) Samsung
10 1 (0.35%) Virgin Media
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