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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Delivery Manager
Rank 489 479 492
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 145 186 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 89
Median daily rate £425 £413 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £328 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £101.25 £35.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.28% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £28.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.25 £37.80 £104.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £187.50 £35.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year
+435.71% +30.45%

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 August 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 August 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 -9 142 £425 +5.59% 28
London +2 56 £475 +18.75% 8
West Midlands -5 30 £400 -11.11% 4
South East -13 22 £408 +1.87% 4
Shropshire - 15 £610 -
Telford - 15 £610 -
South West -1 10 £425 +21.42%
Milton Keynes +17 7 £403 +3.67%
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £403 +3.67% 1
Birmingham -9 7 £250 - 3
Bristol +3 6 £430 +22.85%
North West +1 6 £425 -15.00% 4
East Midlands -4 6 £460 +13.58% 2
East of England +22 5 £365 -9.31% 4
Yorkshire +1 5 £350 -32.03% 1
Hampshire +6 4 £465 +32.85%
North Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Lancashire +14 3 £438 -15.45% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £555 +40.50% 3
Scotland +8 3 - -
Edinburgh +7 3 - -
Northampton +2 3 £425 -
Northamptonshire -1 3 £425 +4.93% 1
Suffolk - 3 £425 -
Ipswich - 3 £425 -
Blackpool +22 2 £438 -15.45%
West Sussex -2 2 £315 -43.75%
Middlesex -2 2 - -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £450 +24.13%
Warwickshire - 2 £375 -

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (96.88%) Service Delivery
2 177 (61.46%) ITIL
3 119 (41.32%) Service Management
4 66 (22.92%) Finance
5 62 (21.53%) Security Cleared
6 56 (19.44%) SLA
7 41 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (14.24%) Project Management
8 40 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
9 39 (13.54%) SC Cleared
10 38 (13.19%) Problem Management
10 38 (13.19%) PRINCE2
11 33 (11.46%) ITSM
12 31 (10.76%) ITIL V3
13 26 (9.03%) Change Management
13 26 (9.03%) Service Design
14 22 (7.64%) Incident Management
15 21 (7.29%) Supplier Management
15 21 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (6.94%) Data Centre
16 20 (6.94%) Release Management
17 18 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (6.25%) Risk Management
18 16 (5.56%) Microsoft
18 16 (5.56%) DV Cleared
19 14 (4.86%) Retail
20 13 (4.51%) Banking
20 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (4.51%) People Management
21 12 (4.17%) Billing

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 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.04%) Apache
2 3 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) 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%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.74%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.74%) Network Security
2 4 (1.39%) Firewall
2 4 (1.39%) LAN
3 3 (1.04%) DHCP
3 3 (1.04%) DNS
3 3 (1.04%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.69%) Internet
4 2 (0.69%) Intranet
4 2 (0.69%) SAN
4 2 (0.69%) WAN
4 2 (0.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.69%) GIS
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.35%) MySQL
3 1 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) TestPartner
General
1 66 (22.92%) Finance
2 14 (4.86%) Retail
3 13 (4.51%) Banking
4 12 (4.17%) Billing
5 8 (2.78%) Legal
5 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.08%) French Language
6 6 (2.08%) Law
7 4 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.04%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.04%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.74%) 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%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.39%) NHS
6 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.04%) Statistics
7 2 (0.69%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) Handset
8 1 (0.35%) Life Science
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.43%) Windows
2 4 (1.39%) Linux
3 3 (1.04%) CentOS
3 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (96.88%) Service Delivery
2 177 (61.46%) ITIL
3 119 (41.32%) Service Management
4 41 (14.24%) Project Management
4 41 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.19%) PRINCE2
5 38 (13.19%) Problem Management
6 33 (11.46%) ITSM
7 31 (10.76%) ITIL V3
8 26 (9.03%) Change Management
8 26 (9.03%) Service Design
9 22 (7.64%) Incident Management
10 21 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (7.29%) Supplier Management
11 20 (6.94%) Release Management
12 18 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (6.25%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.51%) People Management
14 12 (4.17%) Matrix Management
15 11 (3.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.39%) C
2 3 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
3 39 (13.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.47%) Degree
6 7 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.08%) ISEB
8 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.39%) CISSP
9 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.69%) MCDST
9 2 (0.69%) MCSA
9 2 (0.69%) MCSE
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.35%) MCITP
10 1 (0.35%) MCTS
10 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Puppet
1 3 (1.04%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.69%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.35%) Legato
3 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.82%) Cisco
3 10 (3.47%) ServiceNow
4 9 (3.13%) Remedy
5 8 (2.78%) Oracle
6 5 (1.74%) SAP
7 4 (1.39%) IBM
7 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.39%) VMware
8 3 (1.04%) Apple
8 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.04%) HP
9 2 (0.69%) Citrix
9 2 (0.69%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.69%) EMC
9 2 (0.69%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.35%) hybris
10 1 (0.35%) Infor
10 1 (0.35%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds
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