The table below looks at the statistics for the Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 391 434 408
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 187 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 62
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£390 £401 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £532 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £69.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £69.25

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Services Delivery Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Services Delivery Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 26 January 2015.

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
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 Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 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 +25 179 £390 -2.62% 60
London +8 57 £415 +3.62% 17
South East -9 45 £375 -11.76% 17
South West -7 22 £390 -5.16% 4
Berkshire +7 19 £399 -10.89% 4
West Midlands +9 16 £375 -10.71% 5
Yorkshire +12 15 £335 +3.07% 6
City of London +17 13 £415 +7.02% 4
Oxfordshire -10 11 £386 +8.80% 1
North West -8 9 £407 -8.65% 5
Reading +11 8 £423 +11.18% 3
West Yorkshire +3 8 £350 +7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire -17 8 £351 -12.26% 5
East of England - 8 £440 - 3
South Yorkshire +9 7 £335 +7.20% 1
Milton Keynes -3 7 £350 -9.61% 3
Bristol -3 7 £370 -8.07%
Gloucestershire -12 7 £400 -
Leeds 0 6 £406 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire - 6 £410 -
East Midlands +7 5 £575 +91.66% 3
Surrey +2 4 £450 - 2
Northampton -3 4 £575 +130.00%
Manchester -4 4 £415 - 3
Northamptonshire -7 4 £575 +130.00%
Wales -14 4 - -
Warwickshire -5 3 £314 -25.29%
Lancashire -15 3 - -
Hampshire -19 3 - - 5
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -

Services Delivery Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in their job title.

1 323 (99.08%) Service Delivery
2 225 (69.02%) ITIL
3 99 (30.37%) Service Management
4 85 (26.07%) Finance
5 74 (22.70%) Security Cleared
6 70 (21.47%) SLA
7 58 (17.79%) ITIL Certification
8 55 (16.87%) SC Cleared
9 45 (13.80%) Project Management
10 44 (13.50%) Risk Management
11 36 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (9.51%) PRINCE2
14 28 (8.59%) Telecoms
15 27 (8.28%) E-Commerce
15 27 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.36%) Supplier Management
17 23 (7.06%) Change Management
18 22 (6.75%) ITSM
19 21 (6.44%) DV Cleared
20 20 (6.13%) Problem Management
21 19 (5.83%) Microsoft
21 19 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (5.52%) Line Management
22 18 (5.52%) Degree
22 18 (5.52%) Business Development
23 17 (5.21%) People Management
24 15 (4.60%) SAP
25 14 (4.29%) MS Office
25 14 (4.29%) Management Information System

Services Delivery Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Services 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 Services Delivery Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.23%) Apache Solr
2 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (4.29%) MS Office
2 10 (3.07%) MS Project
3 8 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.15%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.31%) Endur
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.76%) 3G
2 7 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (1.84%) 4G
4 4 (1.23%) Internet
4 4 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) 2G
5 1 (0.31%) LTE
5 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 85 (26.07%) Finance
2 28 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.45%) Banking
5 7 (2.15%) Retail
5 7 (2.15%) Law
6 5 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.53%) Publishing
6 5 (1.53%) Marketing
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) Back Office
8 3 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.45%) J2EE
2 4 (1.23%) EDI
3 3 (0.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.37%) NHS
4 6 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.84%) FMCG
5 5 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.92%) Online Games
6 3 (0.92%) DTV
7 2 (0.61%) Statistics
7 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.31%) User Experience
8 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.31%) Wiki
8 1 (0.31%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.99%) Windows
2 5 (1.53%) Linux
2 5 (1.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (99.08%) Service Delivery
2 225 (69.02%) ITIL
3 99 (30.37%) Service Management
4 45 (13.80%) Project Management
5 44 (13.50%) Risk Management
6 36 (11.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (9.51%) PRINCE2
9 27 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 27 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (7.36%) Supplier Management
11 23 (7.06%) Change Management
12 22 (6.75%) ITSM
13 20 (6.13%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.52%) Business Development
14 18 (5.52%) Line Management
15 17 (5.21%) People Management
16 14 (4.29%) Performance Management
17 13 (3.99%) Release Management
17 13 (3.99%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.76%) Java
2 6 (1.84%) SQL
3 1 (0.31%) C
3 1 (0.31%) C#
3 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 58 (17.79%) ITIL Certification
3 55 (16.87%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.44%) DV Cleared
5 18 (5.52%) Degree
6 12 (3.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (3.37%) ISEB
8 6 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.92%) PMP
9 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CISM
10 1 (0.31%) MCSE
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (21.47%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 2 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.31%) COREP
4 1 (0.31%) FINREP
4 1 (0.31%) BS15000
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.15%) OVSD
2 3 (0.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.60%) SAP
3 12 (3.68%) Oracle
4 5 (1.53%) HP
4 5 (1.53%) IBM
5 4 (1.23%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.23%) hybris
5 4 (1.23%) Citrix
6 2 (0.61%) EMC
6 2 (0.61%) Cognos
6 2 (0.61%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.61%) VMware
6 2 (0.61%) Infor
6 2 (0.61%) Lotus
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) Sybase
7 1 (0.31%) BMC
7 1 (0.31%) Hitachi
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