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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Delivery Manager
UK
Rank 494 522 413
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -109
Contract jobs requiring a Services Delivery Manager 93 108 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 63 110
Median daily rate £450 £408 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.36% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Services Delivery Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 +21 87 £450 +10.36% 23
London +4 23 £460 +6.35% 12
South East +4 17 £475 +18.45% 3
East of England +12 13 £375 -21.05% 1
West Midlands -2 9 £425 -24.77% 2
North West +21 7 £425 +21.42% 1
Hampshire +15 7 £374 -16.83%
Yorkshire +14 7 £400 -16.66% 1
South West +6 6 £600 +100.00% 1
Hertfordshire -2 6 £550 -
West Yorkshire +17 5 £388 -
Bedfordshire +13 5 £363 -14.70%
City of London 0 5 £455 +1.11% 4
Coventry -16 5 £450 -6.25% 1
Berkshire +14 4 £563 +45.16%
Kent - 4 £525 -
Bristol +8 3 £625 +177.77%
Watford +3 3 - -
North East -15 3 £388 +29.16% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 £388 +29.16% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 3 £388 +29.16% 1
Bedford - 3 £350 -
Birmingham - 3 £250 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £550 -
Manchester +4 2 £400 +14.28%
Cardiff - 2 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £563 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
South Wales - 2 £350 -
Winchester - 2 £438 -

Services Delivery Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 226 (99.12%) Service Delivery
2 123 (53.95%) ITIL
3 85 (37.28%) Service Management
4 42 (18.42%) SLA
5 37 (16.23%) PRINCE2
5 37 (16.23%) Project Management
5 37 (16.23%) Security Cleared
6 36 (15.79%) Finance
7 32 (14.04%) ITIL V3
8 26 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 20 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (7.46%) Configuration Management
11 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
12 15 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (6.14%) Change Management
14 13 (5.70%) Migration
14 13 (5.70%) Release Management
14 13 (5.70%) Service Design
15 12 (5.26%) Supplier Management
15 12 (5.26%) People Management
15 12 (5.26%) Relational Database
16 11 (4.82%) Process Improvement
16 11 (4.82%) Incident Management
16 11 (4.82%) Degree
16 11 (4.82%) ITSM
17 10 (4.39%) Risk Management
17 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
17 10 (4.39%) 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 5 (2.19%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) MS Office
2 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) DHCP
1 4 (1.75%) DNS
2 3 (1.32%) LAN
2 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.32%) WAN
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) PSTN
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) CA Gen
General
1 36 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (4.39%) Billing
2 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.51%) Banking
4 7 (3.07%) Legal
5 6 (2.63%) French Language
5 6 (2.63%) Marketing
6 5 (2.19%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.07%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.19%) Wiki
5 4 (1.75%) NHS
6 3 (1.32%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.88%) Economics
7 2 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
7 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Handset
8 1 (0.44%) IVR
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) RIA
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.44%) MVS
3 1 (0.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (99.12%) Service Delivery
2 123 (53.95%) ITIL
3 85 (37.28%) Service Management
4 37 (16.23%) PRINCE2
4 37 (16.23%) Project Management
5 32 (14.04%) ITIL V3
6 26 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.14%) Change Management
10 13 (5.70%) Migration
10 13 (5.70%) Release Management
10 13 (5.70%) Service Design
11 12 (5.26%) People Management
11 12 (5.26%) Supplier Management
12 11 (4.82%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.82%) ITSM
12 11 (4.82%) Process Improvement
13 10 (4.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.32%) C
2 2 (0.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (4.82%) Degree
5 10 (4.39%) ISEB
6 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.44%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (18.42%) SLA
2 6 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Legato
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (4.39%) Cisco
2 9 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.07%) SAP
4 5 (2.19%) Citrix
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle
6 2 (0.88%) IBM
6 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.44%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.44%) BMC
7 1 (0.44%) F5
7 1 (0.44%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Informatica
7 1 (0.44%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.44%) Juniper
7 1 (0.44%) Mercator
7 1 (0.44%) Progress
7 1 (0.44%) Remedy
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase
7 1 (0.44%) Tableau
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